Johnny Cake Recipe

Step 1

Sift together flour, soda, sugar and salt; stir in cornmeal. Combine eggs, vinegar, and shortening; add to dry, ingredients, stirring just until moistened.

Step 2

Heat a well-greased 9 inch cast-iron skillet in a 400 degree oven for 3 minutes or until very hot. Spoon batter into hot skillet. Bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes or until lightly browned.

From "The Southern Heritage Breads Cookbook"

Gary, Atlanta, GA

Things You'll Need

  • 3/4c All-purpose flour
  • 1ts Baking soda
  • 2tb Sugar
  • 1/2ts Salt
  • 1 1/4c Cornmeal
  • 2 Eggs, beaten
  • 1/4c Vinegar
  • 1/4c Shortening, melted

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