Cornbread Cakes

Cooked cakes can be refrigerated for up to 2 days in a tightly covered container or frozen in an airtight container up to 1 month. To serve, place cakes on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 to 12 minutes or until thoroughly heated.


  • 1 3/4 cups self-rising cornmeal mix
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil, divided


  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring just until moistened.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Pour 1/4 cup batter into skillet for each corn cake, cooking 3 cakes at a time. Cook 3 minutes on each side or until browned.
  3. Drain cakes on paper towels.
  4. Repeat procedure with remaining 3 tablespoons oil and batter.
  5. Let cool completely.

Yield: 12 cakes