1/2 cup of flour
1 cup of cornmeal
1 teaspoon of sugar
1 teaspoon of salt
1 lightly beaten egg
1 cup of hot water or milk
1 tablespoon of shortening
Mix all of the dry ingredients together and then stir in the egg,
water or milk, and the shortening.
Drop or pour into a hot, greased cast iron skillet to form small
cakes, and fry until golden brown on both sides.
Can be eaten with butter as
bread or with molasses or syrup as pancakes.