Rating: 3.5 stars
105 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 30
  • 4 star values: 25
  • 3 star values: 16
  • 2 star values: 14
  • 1 star values: 20

A delicious treat from the American South. These tender morsels smell great and taste even better!



Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat vegetable oil to 365 degrees F (185 degrees C).

  • In a large mixing bowl, combine corn meal, baking powder, salt, milk, and water. Mix in egg and chopped onion.

  • Shape the batter into small balls, approximately 1 tablespoon each.

  • Use a long handled spoon to gently slide the hush puppies into the hot oil. Cook 8 or 10 at a time, until golden brown. Remove from the oil with a slotted spoon, and roll on paper towels to briefly drain. Serve hot.

Editor's Note:

We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts

531 calories; protein 8.2g; carbohydrates 52g; fat 33.6g; cholesterol 35.9mg; sodium 803.3mg. Full Nutrition