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I Found It - The Corn Cake Recipe

To understand the full story, you need to click here for my brother Robert's quest to find this recipe.  Today, while digging in my grandmother's handwritten recipe book for a Thanksgiving recipe, I found it! 
 
 
Crisp Corn Cakes 
 
1 cup yellow cornmeal
1 cup flour (I remember going to the Jiffy specifically for self rising flour so crossing out the soda and salt)
1/2 tsp soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 cups sour milk (buttermilk)
1 egg
 
Cook in bacon grease...   
 
We grew up with the "Big Breakfast" which typically was bacon, eggs, corn cakes, toast, half a grapefruit, cantaloupe and broiled tomatoes with parmesan.  It was a production! 
 
 
 
 
Saffie Leedy Farris

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Sunday, November 19, 2017