Johnny Cakes were a very special treat for Laura and her family.
- 1 cup corn meal
- 1 teaspoon raw sugar
- 1 tbsp. salt
- ½ cup water
- 1 lb. of bacon
- In a bowl, mix the corn meal with the salt and sugar.
- Add water and mix until you get a nice paste. Form the paste into patties and set aside.
- Fry bacon. Remove bacon and fry the cakes in the bacon grease until golden brown.
- Wrap the patties in brown paper and then again in brown wax paper.
From On the Banks of Plum Creek