Stovetop Mini Flapjacks are thin “rounds” of cornbread fried in a greased skillet on top of the stove.
They look like pancakes. Crusty outside. Moist inside.
Easy to make with simple ingredients.
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WHAT IS SELF-RISING CORNMEAL MIX?
A key ingredient is self-rising cornmeal mix.
It’s a combination of cornmeal and flour.
Available on the baking aisle of most grocery stores.
A variety of online stores also carry it.
A google search will reveal online stores where it can be purchased.
WHAT IS SELF-RISING FLOUR?
Store-bought self-rising flour is another key ingredient in this recipe.
It contains enriched bleached flour, leavening (baking soda), salt, and a few more ingredients.
You may prefer Homemade Self-Rising Flour. It’s easy to make with all-purpose flour and a few additional ingredients.
Preheat oil in skillet on top of stove until sizzling hot (not smoking hot).
Cornmeal fries better in vegetable oil than in melted butter.
Delicious drizzled with maple syrup or honey.
Serve mini flapjacks hot… with or without salted butter.
Stove Top Mini Flapjacks are excellent with a salad.
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Stovetop Mini Flapjacks
- 1 cup self-rising white or yellow cornmeal mix
- 1/4 cup self-rising flour, sifted See my recipe for Homemade Self-Rising Flour.
- 2 tablespoons granulated sugar (optional)
- 2 medium eggs, beaten
- 1 cup buttermilk cultured or low-fat
- 6 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
- honey, pancake syrup or maple syrup For drizzling (optional).
- In medium bowl, combine self-rising cornmeal mix, self-rising flour, sugar, eggs and buttermilk.
- Stir until well combined with a large spoon. Leave no dry crumbs. Set aside.
- Drop 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil in a 9" cast iron skillet or griddle. Warm over low heat until sizzling hot, but not smoking.
- Drop a small drop of batter in skillet. If it sizzles and browns quickly, hot skillet is ready for batter.
- Drop a generous tablespoon full of cornbread batter into hot skillet. If larger minis are preferred, use two tablespoons of batter to make ONE mini flapjack.
- Fry over low-medium heat 2 to 3 minutes or until edges are dry and top is bubbly Flip over and cook 2 to 3 more minutes or until golden brown.
- Drain on paper towels.
- Carefully add 2 more teaspoons of vegetable oil to HOT skillet.
- Repeat as previously instructed until all batter has been fried.
- Serve hot.
- STORE cooled flapjacks in a container with a tight lid or store them in a zippered storage bag. Refrigerate until ready to use.
- WARM IN OVEN: Arrange flapjacks in a single layer on a cookie sheet. Place in 400 degree preheated oven for 5-7 minutes.