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Hush Puppies

Yield about 3 1/2 dozen


  • 3 1/2 cups water
  • 2 cups cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • Vegetable oil

How to Make It

  1. Bring water to a boil in a small Dutch oven. Combine cornmeal, baking powder, sugar, salt, and onion; slowly add to boiling water, stirring constantly until mixture is smooth. Remove from heat; add butter, stirring until melted. Cool mixture 10 minutes.

  2. Shape batter into 2- x 1-inch oblong rolls. Deep fry in hot oil (375°), cooking only a few at a time. Fry until hush puppies are golden brown. Drain well on paper towels. Serve hot.

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