Hot Water Cornbread Recipe
The simplest recipe for cornbread involves mixing cornmeal with sugar, salt, water and shortening or bacon fat. Little cakes are then fried and served warm, drizzled with honey or maple syrup.
These crispy little cornmeal patties are fried and served warm, drizzled with honey, maple syrup or honey butter. It's a very simple recipe.
These little golden corn cakes will remind you of Southern-style hot water cornbread, perfect for a quick and easy side to a down-home meal.
Cornbread is made with hot water and seasoned salt and fried in oil in this quick and easy bread recipe that requires only 4 ingredients.
My mother, who has passed away, yesterday would have been her 78th birthday, was a wonderful cook. I was thinking about her and the life she had growing up in Thornton, TX. They were very poor and life was hard for her. She eventually moved to the big city, married and divorced. As she was a single mother, she loved to fix the foods she grew up eating. One of those was Hot Water Fried Corn Bread. Even though I didn't grow up in the country, I had the benefit of eating those foods. I could not remember exactly how she made this and thru Wikipedia, read about Hot Water Corn Bread and here I am. I guess there are two versions to this recipe: One savory and one sweet. We never ate the sweet one. My mother usually fixed this with fried potatoes, greens and either pinto beans, Giant butter beans, black-eyed peas etc...There were several different types of beans, depending on what was available or her mood. We also would have fresh cut tomatoes, green onions or a vegetable salad. The crispier and browne
Growing up in East Texas, I was raised on this type of corn bread. The only changes that I have is add 1 cup of flour to the mix, and no sugar, but then again we eat them plain, no butter or syrup.
i love hot water cornbread i didn't use the shorting i used butter real butter i was so.... good hot or cold