Apple Corn Meal Pancakes

Apple Corn Meal Pancakes
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A New England staple, Johnny Cakes are like pancakes but made of cornmeal. This recipe adds apple and evaporated milk to the batter for a sweeter, fruitier taste. Recipe courtesy of Nestlé
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Apple corn meal pancake
Total time: 18 minutes
  • 1 cup yellow corn meal
  • 1 cup peeled, finely chopped apple
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup nestlé® carnation® evaporated milk
  • 2 tablespoon unsalted butter, for greasing
  • maple syrup or applesauce
  1. COMBINE corn meal, apple, honey and salt in medium bowl; slowly stir in boiling water.
  2. COVER; let stand for 10 minutes.
  3. STIR in flour, baking powder and cinnamon just until blended.COMBINE egg and evaporated milk in small bowl; add to corn meal mixture.
  4. SPOON 1/3 cup batter for each pancake onto heated, lightly greased griddle or skillet; cook for about 1 minute or until bubbles appear; then turn and continue to cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until golden.
  5. REPEAT with remaining batter.
  6. SERVE warm with maple syrup.