- 1/2 cup cornmeal
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- Pinch of baking soda
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
- 1 egg, lightly beaten
- 1 small onion, finely chopped
- 1 1/2 teaspoons vegetable oil
- Reserved vegetable oil
How to Make It
Combine cornmeal, flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt in a medium mixing bowl; mix well, and set aside.
Dissolve soda in buttermik in a small mixing bowl. Add egg, onion, and 1 1/2 teaspoons oil; stir well. Add to dry ingredients, mixing well.
Drop batter by tablespoonfuls into deep, hot oil (350°), cooking only a few at a time. Fry 3 minutes; turn and fry an additional 3 minutes or until hush puppies are golden brown. Drain well on paper towels. Serve immediately.