Johnny cakes

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Travelling cakes

4/5 Deep-fried dough. That'll make you walk slowly! Jerry, aka Chef (talk)

Johnny cakes
Johnny cakes
Servings:Serves 6
Calories per serving:339
Ready in:25 minutes
Prep. time:10 minutes
Cook time:15 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:27th October 2012

These Jamaican 'cakes' are also known as journey cakes because they are ideal as a travelling snack.


Ingredients

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Method

  1. Sift the flour, baking powder and salt into a bowl.
  2. Mix in the butter and enough water to make a stiff dough.
  3. Shape them into 5 cm balls and deep fry them in moderately hot oil until they are brown.

Serving suggestions

Serve with butter for breakfast, or as an accompaniment to fish or meat.

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