Cornmeal Griddle Healthy Cake

Prep:05 min Cook: 45 min Serve: 10

I- Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour;
  • 1/2 tsp salt;
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder;
  • 1/2 Tbsp baking soda;
  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal;
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar (firmly packed);
  • 2 large eggs;
  • 1 cup buttermilk.

II- Directions

  1. Sift together flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda in medium bowl.
  2. Bring 1 1/2 cups water to a boil.
  3. Place cornmeal in a large metal or glass bowl.
  4. Stirring continuously, slowly pour the boiling water over the cornmeal.
  5. Keep stirring until the mixture has cooled to lukewarm, almost room temperature.
  6. Add the brown sugar and stir until combined.
  7. Whisk eggs until pale yellow in separate bowl.
  8. Add buttermilk and whisk until blended. Add flour mixture, alternating with buttermilk mixture, to the cornmeal in three parts, stirring after each addition until just combined.
  9. Heat a skillet or griddle pan over medium-low heat.
  10. Spray with cooking spray and drop batter in 1/4 cup batches onto skillet.
  11. Cook until medium-brown, about 3 minutes, and the tops are bubbly, then flip the griddle cakes over and cook the other side for about 2 minutes and serve immediately.
  12. Serve with butter, pecans and maple syrup.

III- Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Portion

  • 170 Calories;
  • Fat: 2g;
  • Saturated fat: 0.5g;
  • Cholesterol: 45mg;
  • Carbs: 32g;
  • Fiber: 1g;
  • Sugar: 7g;
  • Protein: 5g.

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