Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Grilled Corn Cakes

Today is my youngest birthday so I decided to make a "special" breakfast this morning. The came out so well that I decided to post.
This recipe is a mixture of two that I took some of this and a little of that until I got these wonderful little guys.

The trick to these basic corn cakes is to add 1 cup of boiling water to the 3/4 cup corn meal and let them thicken before adding to the batter.

1 1/4 cup all purpose flour

1/3 cup of sugar

3/4 cup stone ground corn meal (I like whole grain)

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup buttermilk (or 3/4 cup milk)

1 tablespoon honey

1/4 cup vegetable oil

1 large egg

Cook on a oiled skillet until golden brown and cooked through
These cakes are nice and sweet and light. I like to put cut up fruit and maybe some butter on
them. Yum!