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Johnny cake

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Technically inspired by the Tim Burton film, but I could totally see making these for a Mad T Party, um, tea party.

These were done as part of an order for a Mad Hatter teacup party themed bridal shower. I also did some teacup cupcakes filled with fun colored flowers. Had to throw one Johnny Depp inspired hat in there for the bride, ‘cause you know…everyone needs a

Breakfast is calling…Float Bake

Bake is a popular breakfast item in Guyana. It requires very few ingredients and is very easy to whip up. There are many types of bake but this is my favorite. It puffs up when

This recipe is a cultural staple in the Bahamas and throughout the Caribbean and is a family favorite(one which I have tweaked a bit over the years to suit various tastebuds) but its a wonderful bread/cake-like dish thats commonly served with soups and souses of all kinds (for breakfast, lunch or dinner)and can also be wonderful after dinner supper topped with jam and served with tea or cocoa. My family especially loves to eat it like a sandwich with cheese or peanut butter in the middle...

11 · 55 minutes · This recipe is a cultural staple in the Bahamas and throughout the Caribbean and is a family favorite(one which I have tweaked a bit over the years to suit various tastebuds) but its a wonderful bread/cake-like dish thats commonly served with soups and souses of all kinds (for breakfast, lunch or dinner)and can also be wonderful after dinner supper topped with jam and served with tea or cocoa. My family especially loves to eat it like a sandwich with cheese or peanut butter in the…

10 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 4 Eggs, whole
Baking & Spices
  • 6 cups All-purpose flour
  • 6 tbsp Baking powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/4 cup Vegetable oil
Dairy
  • 1/2 cup Butter, unsalted
  • 1/4 cup Butter
  • 2 cups Low-fat milk
Liquids
  • 1 cup Water
Island Babble St. Kitts: Johnny Cakes

So I ran across a newsletter from the St. Kitts Marriott (received the usual silence upon asking them how to get on the mailing list) and in it was a Johnny Cakes recipe. I thought I'd share it with those of you not in the Caribbean and missing them. Here's a grams to ounces converter if you need one. I always wondered what exactly those were and now know that although they're dangerous to the waist line, they're safe to eat (for vegetarians). I think I'll try to make them sometime. It's…

Bahamian Johnny Bread. Photo by queenbahamamama

11 · 55 minutes · This recipe is a cultural staple in the Bahamas and throughout the Caribbean and is a family favorite(one which I have tweaked a bit over the years to suit various tastebuds) but its a wonderful bread/cake-like dish thats commonly served with soups and souses of all kinds (for breakfast, lunch or dinner)and can also be wonderful after dinner supper topped with jam and served with tea or cocoa. My family especially loves to eat it like a sandwich with cheese or peanut butter in the…

10 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 4 Eggs, whole
Baking & Spices
  • 6 cups All-purpose flour
  • 6 tbsp Baking powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/4 cup Vegetable oil
Dairy
  • 1/2 cup Butter, unsalted
  • 1/4 cup Butter
  • 2 cups Low-fat milk
Liquids
  • 1 cup Water
Learn how to make your own Bahamian Johnny Cake with our easy-to-follow recipe and download the free Taste of Paradise recipe book!

This Bahamian favorite is easy to make, using simple ingredients you likely already have in your fridge and pantry. And while the word “cake” conjures up visions of a rich dessert, Johnny Cake is actually more akin to bread – think cornbread or another dense loaf you might eat as a side dish.

6 ingredients

Baking & Spices
  • 1 tbsp Baking powder
  • 3 cups Flour
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
Dairy
  • 1/2 cup Butter
  • 2/3 cup Milk
A johnny cake is a sweet bread that can best be described as a cross between a beignet and a pancake.

148 · 60 minutes · I used to eat these all the time growing up in the Virgin Islands, simple and good. Great served fish!

6 ingredients

Baking & Spices
  • 1 tbsp Baking powder
  • 3 cups Flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup Shortening
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
Dairy
  • 2/3 cup Water or milk