Ham and cheese griddle cakes

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
¾ cup Yellow cornmeal
¾ cup Unbleached all purpose flour
1 teaspoon Baking powder
¼ teaspoon Baking soda
¼ teaspoon Salt
1½ cup Buttermilk
3 larges Eggs; separated
4 tablespoons Butter; (about) melted
⅓ cup Crumbled Maytag blue cheese
⅓ cup Finely chopped ham
\N \N Maple syrup
\N 4 Servings

Mix first 5 ingredients in large bowl to blend. Whisk buttermilk, egg yolks and 1½ tablespoons melted butter in medium bowl to blend. Whisk into dry ingredients. Mix in cheese and ham. Beat egg whites in another bowl to stiff peaks. Fold whites into batter in 2 additions.

Heat 1 tablespoon melted butter in large nonstick skillet over medium heat.

Working in batches, pour batter into skillet by ¼ cupfuls. Cook until cakes are puffed and golden, adding more butter skillet for each batch if necessary, about 3 minutes per side. Transfer to plates. Serve with maple syrup.

Bon Appétit November 1995

Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #978 by shade <liveoak@...> on Jan 2, 1998

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