Make Your Own Confederate Johnny Cakes

Great Civil War Projects You Can Build YourselfWhat You’ll Need:

  • 2 cups cornmeal
  • ⅔ cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Bowl
  • Cookie sheet

What To Do:

Mix all ingredients until the batter is quite stiff.  Form about eight biscuits and place on lightly greased cookie sheet.  Bake at 350 degrees for about 20 minutes or until light brown.  Allow to cool.  Spread with butter or molasses (a treat Confederates didn’t often get!).

Taken from “Great Civil War Projects You Can Build Yourself” by Maxine Anderson.

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