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baking American, New England
Johnny Cake

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Recipe

Yield: Serves 6 to 8

Ingredients

  • Butter for greasing pan
  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg, well beaten
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted

Equipment:

  • 8-inch square baking pan

Directions

Preheat the oven to 425° F.  

Lightly butter an 8-inch square baking pan.  Sift together the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl.  Add the buttermilk, beaten egg, molasses, and melted butter and mix until smooth.  

Pour the mixture into the prepared baking pan and bake for 30 minutes.  Unmold the johnnycake and let cool slightly before cutting into diamonds.  Serve warm.


© Christopher Idone
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information is based on 8 servings, and using 2 tablespoon of butter to grease the pan.

164kcal (8%)
47mg (5%)
0mg (1%)
49mcg RAE (2%)
215mg
30mg
4g
9g
2g
24g
39mg (13%)
195mg (8%)
3g (16%)
6g (10%)
1mg (5%)
 

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