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Uncle Bill's Hot Water Cornbread

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"My uncle Bill's recipe for a quick, no-bake cornbread."
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25 m servings 218
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Heat oil in a cast iron skillet over medium heat. Bring water to a boil in a saucepan.
  2. Place cornmeal in a bowl. Slowly pour boiling water into the cornmeal; stir until smooth. Mix seasoned salt into the batter.
  3. Drop batter with a spoon into the hot oil. Fry until edges are brown, about 5 minutes; flip over bread. Flatten with spatula; fry until bread is cooked through and edges are brown, about 5 minutes. Drain on a paper towel.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 218 calories; 10.8 27.4 2.5 0 62 Full nutrition

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This is very similar to my family's Hoe cakes. We use white cornmeal but otherwise it's the same:) I discovered weisenberger mill unbolted white cornmeal and it's pretty similar to the meal the ...

I have been looking for the method I learned in N.C. years ago. This is the closest. The method (no recipe) was to put stone ground cornmeal in a bowl with salt and add hot water from the tap ...