Hot Water Cornbread Patties

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Flat out the best cornbread there is for serving with salad or soup, it’s also ready in 15 minutes. The trick is mixing your batter with boiling water. Try it tonight!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 6

1
pouch (6.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ cornbread & muffin mix
1/3
cup boiling water
1/4
cup vegetable oil

  • 1 In medium bowl, stir muffin mix and water until soft dough forms (dough will be slightly sticky). With floured hands, shape mixture into 6 (3-inch) patties.
  • 2 In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Fry patties, turning once, until deep golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

Expert Tips

Hot water cornbread was created by cooks stretching a meal when the cupboard held only cornmeal and, if they were lucky, some tasty bacon drippings.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Patty
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
210mg
210%;
Total Carbohydrate
24g
24%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.