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Johnny Cake
The name of this bread is believed to be derived from a seaman's staple called "Journey Cake" prepared aboard ship over a small burner by crewmen to serve with Boil Fish soup. Still a native favorite for breakfast or lunch.

What You Need:
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1˝ teaspoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • ˝ cup shortening
  • 2/3 cup water or milk, or enough to make dough

  • How To Cook:
    1. Mix dry ingredients. Cut in shortening, or rub in with fingertips.

    2. Add water or milk slowly, just enough to make soft dough.

    3. Knead a few times until dough is smooth and holds together. Let rest for 10 minutes.

    4. Shape into a pan-sized round and put into a greased hot frying pan. Flatten o fit pan.

    5. Fry at medium-high heat over stove, turning several times, until browned and crusty on both sides.

    6. Lower heat and continue cooking 15 to 20 minutes.

    This recipe is also available in:
    Cuisine » Americas » Dominican Republic
    Main Ingredient » Grains & Cereals » Flour
    Main Ingredient » Dairy » Milk
    Dish » Bread


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