Lacy Cornmeal Pancakes


1 cup cornmeal (we prefer Hodgson Mill brand, available in many supermarkets)
1/4 cup flour
1-1/4 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1-1/2 cups milk
Butter for frying
Maple syrup and cinnamon to taste


Place a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Meanwhile, blend dry ingredients well. Whisk in milk to make a thin batter. You’ll need to stir the batter frequently to keep the corn from settling at the bottom. When the skillet is nice and hot, melt about a tablespoon of butter in the skillet and ladle in the batter, which should actively bubble and sizzle. Cook until browned and set on one side (about 2 to 3 minutes), then flip and cook just another 30 seconds. Serve with maple syrup and a sprinkle of cinnamon.


4 servings

Preparation Time

20 Minutes

Total Time

20 Minutes

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