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A simple and delicious Johnnycake recipe

A Johnnycake or Johnny Cake is a type of cake that is prepared with either cornmeal or flour. It is either fried or baked and the recipes varied depending on the region.
Cuisine Caribbean
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Calories 0
Author Gemma


  • 3 cups flour
  • ½ cup shortening or vegetable oil
  • 3 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 egg beaten and at room temperature
  • ½ cup sugar organic preferably
  • 1 ½ cup of milk
  • Salt to taste


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, mix all ingredients together with a rubber spatula or wooden spoon. Pour into greased pan and bake 30 - 35 minutes.
  • Let cool before serving.
  • Serve as dessert, breakfast or snack.


The egg and milk must be at room temperature.
Mix the oil last for a smoother batter