From, "To Market, To Market...A Collection of Kentucky Recipes," published in cooperation with your Daily Inbox Newsletter.


  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 cup plus 2 Tablespoons cornmeal
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 Tablespoons oil
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • Milk to thin batter


1.  Sift dry ingredients together and set aside.
2.  Mix egg, oil, and buttermilk.  Add to dry ingredients, beating well.
3.  When mixture is smooth, add enough whole milk to make batter thin.
4.  Heat well-greased skillet or griddle until very hot.
5.  Dip about 1/4 cup batter to form each cake.  Fry until bubbly on top and light brown on bottom.  Flip and cook until done.


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