Southern Johnny Cakes

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Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes


Southern Johnny Cakes


· 1/2 cup whole wheat flour· 1 cup self-rising cornmeal· 1 teaspoon baking powder· 1 tablespoon sugar· 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt· 2 large eggs, lightly beaten· 1 cup buttermilk· 2 teaspoon vanilla extract· 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted· Maple syrup, optional


Step 1In a large bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, baking powder, sugar, and salt.Step 2Whisk in the eggs, buttermilk, vanilla, and butter.Step 3Coat a griddle or skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat.Step 4Drop about 1/4 cup of the batter per cake onto the griddle and cook for 2 to 3 minutes per side until golden brown.Step 5Serve with warm maple syrup, optional.