Recipe: Corn Meal Griddle Cakes

  • 1½ cups corn meal 1 egg well beaten
  • ½ cup flour, ¾ cup milk
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder, ¾ cup water
  • ¾ teaspoon salt, 1 tablespoon melted shortening
  • 1 tablespoon molasses

Mix in order given, beat well, and cook on a hot, greased griddle. If all of the batter is not needed at once, cover what is left, and keep in a cold place; add one-half teaspoon of baking powder, and beat vigorously before using; or half of the recipe may be used and the extra half egg used in some other way.

Better Meals for Less Money, by Mary Green (Year 1909)