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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.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Cuisine Caribbean


  • 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


Serving: 1grams

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