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Johnny Cake

No recipe image available.This bread accompanied many a traveler of the past and was known as "Journey Cake", and from that came the name Johnny Cake.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup cornmeal, yellow or white
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 large eggs
1 cup cream-style corn
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 cup sour cream

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C). Generously grease a 9 or 10-inch cast-iron skillet or a 9-inch square baking pan. Set aside.
  2. In large bowl mix together cornmeal, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add eggs and mix well. Stir in corn, oil and sour cream. Pour into prepared baking pan.
  3. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until nicely browned.

Makes 8 servings.

Tip: For a crispier crust, heat skillet until smoking-hot before adding batter. Bake as described above.