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    Kittencal's Hush Puppies

    Kittencal's Hush Puppies. Photo by Baby Kato

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    Kittencalskitchen's Note:

    These are a family-favorite they fry up light and so fluffy, a must drizzled pancake or maple syrup on top, servings is only estimated it will depend on how much the batter you drop from the spoon --- these can also be made in a deep-fryer with oil heated to 365°F :)

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    1. 1
      Pour enough oil in a large cast-iron skillet (or a heavy skillet) to about 1-1/2-inches or a little more.
    2. 2
      Heat oil over medium-high until hot (to test the oil drop a spoonful of batter into hot oil if it sizzles it is ready).
    3. 3
      In a bowl mix together flour, cornmeal baking powder, seasoned salt, and cayenne pepper and sugar.
    4. 4
      In another bowl beat together egg, milk and melted lard or shortening until combined; add into the flour mixture; mix to combined (if the mixture seems to dry then add in a little more milk.
    5. 5
      Mix in the chopped corn kernels.
    6. 6
      Drop the batter by teaspoonfuls into hot oil and fry until golden turning once (these will not take long to brown).
    7. 7
      Drain well on paper towels.
    8. 8

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 05, 2009


      Just tried these two nights ago; I usually have fried cornbread because since I left North Carolina, I can't seem to find a hush puppy recipe that is worth the effort. Until Now. This one is a "keeper". I only deviated from the exact recipe a wee bit. First, it should be noted that you cannot drop batter any larger than the teaspoonful Kittencal has specified; if you do, your hushpuppy will not get done in the middle. If you use the teaspoon(not a tsp. measuring spoon, but a tea-spoon size) to measure, they're perfect. ( They puff up). I omitted the cayenne and because I failed to read the recipe correctly, I did not chop the corn kernels, but since my results were perfect, I am never going to chop them. And finally, I did not have a 12 oz. can of corn. I had either 16 oz. or the small can which is 8 3/4 oz. I used the small one and as I said before, my hushpuppies were perfect!( By the way, I did not need more milk.) I also used a deep fryer and just rolled them over as they browned. I am so happy to finally have a "go to" recipe for hushpuppies. Thank you, Kittencal! I am a trusting fan of your recipes. As a footnote: I had some hushpuppies left over and they are delicious the second day.

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    • on February 17, 2009


      They were delicious. I made them in my deep fryer and they didn't stay together very well so next time I'll make them in a frying pan instead. Even though they were a mess after coming out of the fryer, I didn't really care because they tasted great.

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    • on August 18, 2008


      When I made these, I decided to use up some of my self-rising flour, so I used that and reduced the baking powder by half. Turns out I should have omitted it altogether because when I began dropping the batter into the skillet, it puffed up really big! I was a little worried, but when I tasted them they were very fluffy and soft. It was definitely different than I was used to, but it was a very pleasant accident because they tasted great!

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    Nutritional Facts for Kittencal's Hush Puppies

    Serving Size: 1 (37 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 18

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 83.1
    Calories from Fat 26
    Total Fat 2.9 g
    Saturated Fat 1.1 g
    Cholesterol 14.7 mg
    Sodium 99.7 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 12.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
    Sugars 2.6 g
    Protein 1.9 g

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