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Southern Hoecakes Recipe

Southern Hoecakes make a great, simple side dish. Get this family-favorite recipe for Southern Hoecakes.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 8
Author: Robyn Stone


  • 1 cup flour self-rising
  • 1 cup buttermilk cornmeal self-rising
  • 1 cup fresh corn cut off the cob
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of pepper
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 4 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • butter for griddle


  • Mix together all ingredients except the butter for the griddle.
  • Place butter on the griddle over a low medium heat.
  • Scoop hoecake batter onto griddle as you would pancakes.
  • Cook until lightly browned on one side and then flip.
  • Cook on second side until lightly browned and then remove to a serving platter.