Batter Cakes

Old-fashioned corn meal pancake type corn bread. My mother’s best friend who owned a little terrific hole in the wall restaurant gave me this recipe. I think it is wonderful.

Original recipe makes 10 servings


1 cup buttermilk
2/3 cup cornmeal
1 egg, slightly beaten
3 tablespoons butter, melted
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
cooking spray

  • PREP

    10 mins

  • COOK

    5 mins


    15 mins


  1. Mix buttermilk, cornmeal, egg, butter, salt, and baking soda in a bowl until just combined.
  2. Heat a griddle or large skillet over medium heat. Spray with non-stick cooking spray. Drop by heaping tablespoonful onto the griddle. Cook until bubbles form on the top, 2 to 3 minutes; flip and brown on the other side, another 2 to 3 minutes.


Calories: 81 kcal
Carbohydrates: 8.5 g
Cholesterol: 29 mg
Fat: 4.3 g
Fiber: 0.4 g
Protein: 2.1 g
Sodium: 294 mg