Tuna Cornbread Cakes

  • VirginiaLaurie Posted: 09/04/10
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    Great use for leftover cornbread! I would not recommend baking, since frying makes them so crispy and good. Leave out an egg yolk or two to make these lighter. Black-eyed peas are a great side dish. In fact, if you like this, you should try Cornbread Black-Eyed Pea Cakes!

  • spamomof2 Posted: 02/11/10
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    My kids loved these, and that's saying something. I told them they were "poor-man's crab cakes" and they disappeared. These will be regulars for us with lent just around the corner!

  • AnnieBo Posted: 02/10/11
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    I used leftover cornbread finely crumbled. It added and little more crunch and mad the fluffy not compact. Also added some cayenne pepper for a little kick. I love them.

  • smclaughlin6250 Posted: 05/13/09
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    This recipe is scrumptious. Even my husband liked it and he's not fond of fish. I substituted the packaged tuna with drained, canned tuna. It is a simple recipe, not taking much time. I'll make it again.

  • lauren9317 Posted: 06/21/09
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    My husband and I were VERY surprised to love these tuna cakes so much! The flavors were great and reminded us of crabcakes. We left out the green onions, since he's not an onion fan, and there was still tons of flavor. These were delicious and very easy. Would definitely make again!

  • melagras1960 Posted: 01/19/10
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    This recipe is awesome! This is my new favorite "go to" recipe. It is so inexpensive and absolutely delicious.

  • NicNowhere Posted: 06/01/10
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    I made these for me and the boyfriend. I only got to eat one! These are so delicious and easy. I didn't have Old Bay seasonings, so I just used something I had on hand. Also, I instead of veg oil, I used lemon zest grapeseed oil. So good!

  • ShaunaLorae Posted: 04/02/10
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    This recipe was delicious! The lemon aioli is a MUST!

  • AColette Posted: 08/15/10
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    Loved it. Used drained canned tuna as well. Going to try making them again tonight, but baking instead of frying in the pan.

  • Mom767 Posted: 08/07/10
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    Easy and delicious. I used Jiffy cornbread mix and followed the package directions for making cornbread in an 8x8 pan. These would be good served atop a green salad.

  • Lauren86 Posted: 12/28/10
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    This was a fantastic recipe! My boyfriend and I cooked it together and it was quick and simple. We absolutely loved it and will be making it again. I have to admit I ate 3 of the 6 large patties we made! It was that yummy! I made a dipping sauce out of mayo, lemon juice and zest, old bay seasoning, and some dried dill.

  • bldnewmom Posted: 05/24/11
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    Canned salmon works great too! Have made this with canned tuna and tried canned salmon tonight. Very yummy. Used a box of Jiffy cornbread mix in an 8x8 pan and found that 1/2 the pan makes about 2 cups, so I froze the other half to make the recipe again later!

  • GailHahs4 Posted: 06/01/11
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    My husband and I loved this recipe. I couldn't find the flavored tuna pouches in any of our grocery stores so used regular tuna in a pouch. The cornbread really made the cakes tasty. We will make these again and again. YUM!!!!

  • Mershel Posted: 05/16/11
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    So I started making these before I looked at the recipe (I'm famous for impatient mistakes!!) and ended up with a bowl of 12 oz of plain canned tuna and Jiffy cornbread mix before reading that I was suppose to bake the cornbread! Oops! Threw everything else in, along with the only two eggs I had and 1/2 cup of (almond) milk to make up for it, and they turned out just fine! Maybe they would have been a bit less pancake-y had I baked the bread first but they were a hit here, so I can't complain. And, on the brighter side, I saved myself some serious time too :)

  • Gibrow1 Posted: 01/28/12
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    These tuna cakes are delicious. I have made these 3 times this month because my family loves them. The first time I couldnt find the herb and garlic pouches and used reg. can tuna. The second time I added some italian and lemon pepper seasoning that I had on hand to the tuna and the third time I found the herb and garlic pouches. Each time was 5 star but the seasoned tuna adds that extra kick of taste.

  • idevine1 Posted: 03/08/12
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    These are my favorite use of leftover cornbread. They are fast,easy, and delicious. The trifecta! Everyone loves them and ingredients are almost always on hand. They can easily be varied to adapt to the sides you choose. I have served them with fries and coleslaw for casual meals, and I've dressed them up with minced roasted red peppers and capers and served with pasta or risotto. Love them!

  • Wisewoof Posted: 04/04/13
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    My ancient 5 ingredient salmon patty recipe takes 1/4 the time, has 1/2 the fat and tastes 10 times better. I followed the recipe but, these were truly awful, especially with the suggested lemon aioli which just sent the mayonnaise content over the top. Yuk!

  • Peggspark Posted: 11/03/12
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    My husband was still talking about these tuna cakes this morning at breakfast!! He raved all through dinner too so I guess this one is a keeper!!

  • Pamgardentrolle Posted: 01/13/13
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    Perfect

  • Thed1016 Posted: 01/09/14
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    I'm not by any means a great cook and when I showed my husband what I wanted to make the first thing he said was, "great, you're gonna mess up my kitchen." Well after all was said and done, kitchen was only a slight disaster and my oldest said that these were better than the food my husband makes!! Super easy for the novice cook!!

  • MadAmara Posted: 08/11/13
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    amazing ... omg i never thought something that good other then a regular tuna sandwich can come from canned/packaged tuna ... this is def gonna be a repeat recipe for me ... i love them .. the lemon aioli is amazing too

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