Skillet Johnny Cake.
The best thing since slice bread!
Oven Skillet Baked Johnny Cake
This is a light and fluffy version. More cake like. For the denser version leave out the egg, minus 1/2 tsp of the baking powder and mix the batter for an additional 1 minute.
1 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 tsp salt 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 cup soft butter 1/4 cup shortening 3/4 cup cold milk 1 egg (optional for nicer color and for a fluffy texture)
To make..... Preheat oven at 365 degrees. Mix all the dry ingredients together well. Then add the remaining ingredients and mix well Grease your skillet well. Poor in batter. Bake until a deep golden brown about 20 to 35 minutes according to your oven.
Test with a small knife or skewer to see if it is fully cooked in the center.
Remove and butter the top. Allow to cool for at least 10 minutes. Be patient Bey!
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