Cornmeal Waffles

Recipe from

Oxmoor House


5 cups self-rising cornmeal
1 cup self-rising flour
5 cups boiling water
1 3/4 cups milk
4 eggs
1/3 cup bacon drippings


Combine cornmeal and flour; add boiling water, and let stand 10 minutes. Add milk, eggs, and bacon drippings, mixing well.

Pour about 1 1/3 cups batter onto a hot, lightly oiled 9-inch waffle iron. Cook 5 minutes or until golden brown. Repeat procedure until all batter is used. Break waffles into fourths; cut each in half.