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Monday, July 8, 2013

Golden Corn Cake with Ginger Butter

Sweet corn cake is moist, sweet corn cake perfect as a side dish for whatever meal you’re serving. Just like in the US, there are hundreds of recipes of corn cake in African food recipes.

Golden Corn Cake and Ginger Butter
Golden Corn Cake and Ginger Butter
Golden Corn Cake Recipe and Ginger Butter Recipe


2 cups cornmeal
1 cup all-purpose flour
½ cup white sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 large egg
1 teaspoon baking soda
 2 cups sour milk or buttermilk


Sift the dry ingredients together except the soda. Add egg slightly beaten. Dissolve the soda in sour milk, stir into the dry ingredients quickly and pour into a greased light colored 8x8 pan. Bake for 30 minutes in a 350 degree F oven.

Ginger Butter Recipe

Ginger Butter Recipe


1/2 cup unsalted butter
1 tablespoon finely grated fresh ginger


Melt butter and in a small pan over medium heat, add ginger. Remove from heat and allow cooling in a heatproof container such as a ramekin before placing covered into the refrigerator. You can also use the butter warm.

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