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New England Johnny Cake
This recipe for New England Johnny Cake from my grandma's recipe box was a surprising find. It is like cornbread, but not the sweet version I grew up with.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 9 bars
- 1 cup flour
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup corn meal yellow
- 1/4 cup butter melted
- 2 tablespoons dark molasses
- 1 egg slightly beaten
- 1 1/3 cup milk
Heat oven to 375˚ F.
Grease an 8-inch square baking pan and set aside.
Sift flour, baking powder and salt into a large bowl.
Add the remaining ingredients and stir until smooth.
Pour into prepared baking dish and bake for 15 - 20 minutes or until cake tester comes out clean.
Turn upside down on cooling rack for a minute or two - that's what the recipe card says.
Cut into 16 squares and serve immediately (grandma's note) I actually cut mine into 9 squares, grandma was frugal.
Serving: 1bar | Calories: 202kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 325mg | Potassium: 319mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 225IU | Calcium: 111mg | Iron: 1.5mg