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hoe cakes

1 cup white cornmeal 
1/2 teaspoon salt 
3/4 cup boiling water 
2 teaspoons bacon fat, butter or vegetable oil 

Mix meal and salt in bowl. Add boiling water. 
Stir constantly with spoon. Mix well. 
Beat until smooth soft dough. Drop rounded 
tablespoonfuls of dough into hot oil. 
Spread to form flat circles. Cook until golden brown
(2 minutes) on each side, turning once with spatula. 
Drain on paper towel. 
Serve hot. (Makes 8) © 2001-2007