Rating: 4.08 stars
13 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 0

These cornmeal pancakes are one of Papa's favorite recipes and really good with chili or beans, etc. Enjoy!

Recipe Summary test

prep:
10 mins
cook:
5 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine the milk and vinegar in a bowl; set aside until the milk sours, about 5 minutes.

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  • Stir the egg, cornmeal, salt, and baking soda into the milk mixture until evenly mixed.

  • Melt some of the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Pour 1/2 cup of the cornmeal mixture onto the skillet and cook until bubbles appear on the surface, 2 to 3 minutes. Flip with a spatula and cook until browned on the other side, 1 to 2 minutes more. Repeat until all batter is used.

Nutrition Facts

104 calories; protein 3.3g; carbohydrates 15.5g; fat 3.1g; cholesterol 30.1mg; sodium 259.8mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (12)

Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
12/18/2011
This is what we call lacy cornbread in south Ga. It is a southern recipe that is supposed to be as thin as paper (almost) hince the lacy reference. Crispy on the edges and thin. Very good if done correctly!! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 2 stars
12/16/2011
Too much liquid to make into pancakes as they do not hold their form. Suggest they add liquid to the cornmeal mixture up to the 1-1/4 c. milk to proper consistency. This might be good for someone who can not tolerate gluten if adjusted. Also, definitely needs sweetening up either by adding sugar to recipe or pouring syrup on pancake. Read More
(11)
13 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 4 stars
12/18/2011
This is what we call lacy cornbread in south Ga. It is a southern recipe that is supposed to be as thin as paper (almost) hince the lacy reference. Crispy on the edges and thin. Very good if done correctly!! Read More
(27)
Rating: 2 stars
12/16/2011
Too much liquid to make into pancakes as they do not hold their form. Suggest they add liquid to the cornmeal mixture up to the 1-1/4 c. milk to proper consistency. This might be good for someone who can not tolerate gluten if adjusted. Also, definitely needs sweetening up either by adding sugar to recipe or pouring syrup on pancake. Read More
(11)
Rating: 5 stars
12/26/2011
Great flavor! I love these because they don't need added sweetness they are fine the way they are! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/28/2011
I made these to go with beans. I really liked them but my kids not so much. I followed the recipe exactly. I'm not sure I had them thin enough but they were really good. I do think I might add just a tad bit more salt if I make them again. Thanks for the recipe! Read More
(7)
Rating: 4 stars
09/30/2012
The taste was very good. This recipe can be paired with savory dishes or sweetened up to be served on their own for breakfast. For my first go I did sweeten up the batter with 2 1/2 tablespoons of sugar. It worked well for a breakfast dish. The only annoyance was that the batter was super thin and spread quite a bit. It made it difficult to cook more than one cake a a time. Read More
(1)
Rating: 5 stars
02/14/2017
I had buttermilk so I skipped the milk and vinegar step. I soak the cornmeal in the milk for 30 min to 1 hr before adding the beaten egg etc, to reduce the grainy texture. I found I needed to make smaller cakes or they were too hard to flip. They cooked very fast even on medium heat. Read More
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Rating: 2 stars
07/07/2019
I agree with the other cook here who said the batter is too wet if you use all of the soured milk at once. I ended up thickening it with an extra cup of cornmeal and roughly 1/4 cup of all-purpose flour which gave the results shown in the photo I posted. My star rating is for the recipe as it was originally written. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
12/19/2016
easy to make. added 2tblsp sugar for breakfast. They are like cornmeal crepes. loved the slightly crisp edges of them. good recipe. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
05/26/2021
I love these. Same ingredients I use for cornbread/ cornsticks (no flour or sugar please). So easy and quick to make. Read More