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6 servings
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
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Cornmeal Pancakes

Savory corn breakfast pancakes.



  1. Combine cornmeal and salt. Add boiling water.
  2. Cover and let stand 10 min.
  3. Whisk in milk, melted butter, baking powder, egg and flour.
  4. Cook on a griddle.
  5. Use about 3 tablespoons of batter per pancake.
  6. Note: adapted from the Joy of Cooking.
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These were fantastic. I did a double batch, and used large eggs, skim milk and canola oil (instead of butter, same measurements) rather than what the recipe called for. I also used 4 Tbsp per pancake rather than 3. The double batch made 19 pancakes.
18 Apr 12 by member: JessHS


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Nutrition summary:

There are 150 calories in 1 serving of Cornmeal Pancakes.
Calorie break-down: 24% fat, 63% carbs, 13% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 38
Calories 150
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 4.2g 6%
  Saturated Fat 1.906g 10%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.63g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 1.196g  
Cholesterol 48mg 16%
Sodium 581mg 24%
Potassium 143mg  
Total Carbohydrate 24.35g 8%
  Dietary Fiber 2.7g 11%
  Sugars 1.28g  
Protein 4.93g  
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 74% Iron 48%
of RDI*
(150 calories)
8% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (63%)
Fat (24%)
Protein (13%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories