Flavorful appetizer to accompany any fall day.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
cook:
38 mins
additional:
20 mins
total:
1 hr 23 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
10 johnnycakes
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Ingredients

10
Original recipe yields 10 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Maple Sauce:

Directions

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  • Cook and stir sweet potatoes, apples, ham, and leek in a large skillet over medium heat until tender, about 10 minutes. Allow to cool, about 20 minutes.

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  • Mix cornmeal, flour, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl. Stir in cooled sweet potato mixture. Mix in milk and eggs until combined. Form mixture into 10 small cakes.

  • Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add 5 cakes; cook until browned and crispy, about 5 minutes per side. Repeat with remaining oil and cakes.

  • Heat chicken stock in a small saucepan over medium heat until warmed through, about 5 minutes. Stir in cornstarch slowly until stock is thickens slightly. Simmer until sauce is reduced, 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in maple syrup. Serve sauce with cakes.

Cook's Note:

Substitute clarified butter for the extra-virgin olive oil if desired.

Nutrition Facts

277 calories; protein 8.6g 17% DV; carbohydrates 34.8g 11% DV; fat 11.3g 17% DV; cholesterol 67.5mg 23% DV; sodium 798.8mg 32% DV. Full Nutrition
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