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  • 1 cup corn meal
  • 1 teaspoon raw sugar
  • 1 tbsp. salt
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 lb. of bacon


  1. In a bowl, mix the corn meal with the salt and sugar.

  2. Add water and mix until you get a nice paste. Form the paste into patties and set aside.

  3. Fry bacon. Remove bacon and fry the cakes in the bacon grease until golden brown.

  4. Wrap the patties in brown paper and then again in brown wax paper.

From On the Banks of Plum Creek




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