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Hartline Hushpuppies


  • 2 cups buttermilk enriched corn meal
  • 1 cup self rising flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 large sweet onion (chopped)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 eggs (slightly beaten)
  • 2 tablespoons melted bacon grease


  1. Mix first 5 ingredients.
  2. Add last 3 ingredients. Mix just enough to make wet. Don’t over-mix. Let mixture rest for 15-20 minutes.
  3. Use 2 spoons, one to scoop (about the size of ping pong to golf ball size) and one to push off into peanut oil at 375 degrees F.
  4. Fry about 1 1/2 to 2 minutes a side.

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