The Lady and Sons Hoecakes

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  • 1 cup self-rising flour
  • 1 cup self-rising cornmeal, or you may use a cornmeal mix such as Aunt Jemima's
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil or bacon grease
  • Oil or butter for frying


  1. Mix all ingredients well except for the frying oil.
  2. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Drop mixture by tablespoonsful into hot skillet. Use approximately 2 tablespoons batter per hoecake. Brown until crisp; turn and brown on the other side.
  3. Drain on paper towels.

Yield: 17 cakes

Leftover batter will keep in refrigerator for up to 2 days.

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