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Cherokee Corn Pones

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  • 2 cup cornmeal
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • butter


Combine cornmeal, baking soda, and salt; cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add buttermilk and milk, stirring just until dry ingreients are moistened. Form batter into eight 1/2 inch thick cakes. Place on a hot greased griddle.

Bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes. Turn and bake an additional 15 minutes. Serve hot with butter.

Serving Size: Makes 8 Servings

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