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Johnny Cakes with Bacon, Corn and Maple Drizzle
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Johnny Cakes with Bacon, Corn and Maple Drizzle

Johnny Cakes with Bacon, Corn and Maple Drizzle

Traditional johnny cakes take a trendy towering twist with bacon, corn and fresh basil in a 2018 Neighborhood to Nation Contest finalist recipe. The North East Region winner starts with Gold Medal™ Corn Muffin Mix to help streamline the production of the popular regional recipe. MORE + LESS -

Servings: 16 servings (1 serving = 1 stack)
Filling
INGREDIENT
WEIGHT
MEASURE
Whole kernel corn, canned, drained
1 lb 13.00 oz
5 cups
Mayonnaise
1 lb 2.50 oz
2 1/2 cups
Bacon, cooked, chopped
4 oz
1 cup
Basil leaves, fresh, chopped
1/2 cup
Honey
1.50 oz
2 Tbsp
Garlic, fresh, minced
2 Tbsp
Lemon juice, fresh
1 Tbsp
Kosher salt
1/8 tsp
Johnny Cakes
INGREDIENT
WEIGHT
MEASURE
Water, cool approx. 72°F
1 lb 10.00 oz
3 1/4 cups
Honey
3 oz
1/4 cup
Kosher salt
1/8 tsp
Assembly
INGREDIENT
WEIGHT
MEASURE
Maple syrup
1 lb 2.00 oz
1 1/2 cups
Green onions, fresh, greens only, sliced
1.50 oz
1/2 cup
Filling
  1. Add corn, mayonnaise, cooked bacon, basil, honey, garlic, lemon juice and salt to large mixing bowl; stir until well combined.
  2. Set aside under refrigeration until ready to assemble.
Johnny Cakes
  1. Pour water, honey and salt into large mixing bowl. Add mix; whisk until batter is smooth.
  2. Deposit #30 scoop (1.5 oz) batter onto well-greased 350°F preheated griddle, spreading to 3-inches in diameter.
  3. Cook about 4 minutes per side or until puffed and edges are golden brown.
Assembly (made-to-order)
  1. Place 1 Johnny Cake on plate per serving; spread with 2 Tbsp Filling mixture.
  2. Top with another Johnny Cake and an additional 2 Tbsp Filling mixture.
  3. Top with a 3rd Johnny Cake and another 2 Tbsp Filling mixture.
  4. Drizzle with 1 1/2 Tbsp maple syrup and sprinkle with 1/2 Tbsp green onions. Serve immediately.

  • Tip: Make Johnny Cakes ahead and either hold in covered pan in 200°F oven to keep warm, or heat from cold in covered pan in 350°F oven until warm.
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Nutrition Information

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Serving Size:
1 stack
Calories
710
Calories from Fat
320
% Daily Value
Total Fat
35g
54%
Saturated Fat
6g
32%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
45mg
15%
Sodium
980mg
41%
Total Carbohydrate
90g
30%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
48g
Protein
7g
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 4 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 7 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
6
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Nutrition values are calculated using the weights of ingredients.

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