Virginia Corn Pones

Oxmoor House
about 1 1/2 dozen


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3 cups cornmeal
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons shortening, melted
1 cup plus 2 tablespoons buttermilk
1 cup plus 2 tablespoons water


Combine dry ingredients; mix well. Add shortening, buttermilk, and water; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.

Shape into oblong patties, using 1/3 cup batter per patty. (Stir mixture frequently to prevent cornmeal from settling.) Place on lightly greased baking sheets. Bake at 450° for 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

Created date

February 2010