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Southern Fried Corn Cakes (Gluten Free)

Corn cakes are a dish wonderful eaten all by themselves, but these fluffy cakes are a wonderful side dish with pork or sausage.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 to 8
Author: Angela Roberts


  • 2 cups of corn
  • 3/4 cup corn meal I use this brand Order Here
  • 1/2 cup flour I used this gluten free brand Order Here
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder Order Here
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red chile pepper or dash cayenne pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • oil for frying I used this coconut oil Order Here
  • Kitchen Tools
  • Cast Iron Griddle Order Here
  • 1/4 cup measuring cup


  • Mix flours with baking powder, salt, chives, ground chili pepper, turmeric.
  • Mix egg into milk.
  • Add milk mixture to dry mixture. Add in corn.
  • Add oil to griddle. If your cast iron griddle is well season, only put just enough to glisten. Put on low.
  • Drop by 1/4 cup onto medium low hot griddle.
  • Cook for 2 to 3 minute per side until golden brown.
  • Corn cakes can be reheated in microwave or oven.