Cooking With Chef Hermann: Johnny Cakes with Spiced Cane Syrup
Johnny Cakes with Spiced Cane Syrup
Spiced Cane Syrup:
- ½ TB cardamom pods cracked
- 1 tsp cumin seeds crushed
- ½ tsp crushed red pepper
- 1 C Water
- 1 C Cane Sugar
Place ingredients in sauce pan and bring to boil. Simmer until thick.
- 1 C flour
- 1 C yellow cornmeal
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 2 tsp sugar
- 1 tsp salt
- 2 large eggs
- 1 ¼ C Buttermilk
- 1 TB parsley and 1 TB Cilantro
- 1 inch ginger peeled and chopped
Mix ingredients together until just barely mixed.
Heat oil until shimmering. Drop spoonful of batter into oil. Flip once. Drain excess oil on paper towel.