Hush Puppies

By Miss Mae  ,   

February 4, 2016

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  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • 20 mins

    5 mins

    25 mins

  • Yields: 6-8 servings


Prepare a large bowl lined with a decent amount of paper towels, to drain the oil. Set aside.

Whisk together the flour, cornmeal, baking powder, sugar, baking soda, salt, and cayenne in a large bowl.

In a separate medium bowl stir together buttermilk, eggs, and the grated onion. Pour over dry ingredients and stir together until just combined.

Set aside to rest for 1 hour.

Pour Canola to a depth of 2" in a 6-qt. dutch oven and heat over medium-high heat until it reaches 350°F.

Using a tablespoon, drop small rounds of batter into the oil, making sure to not crowd the pan. (I put about 8-10 at a time).

Cook for about 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally and flipping halfway through, until crisp and golden on the outside.

Remove hush puppies from the oil and drain in prepared bowl.

Let cool for about 3-5 minutes.

Serve with tartar sauce & enjoy!


1 1/2 cups Cornmeal

1 1/2 cups All-Purpose Flour

2 tablespoons Sugar

1 tablespoon Baking Soda

2 tablespoons Baking Powder

1/2 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper

2 teaspoons Kosher Salt

1 large Onion, grated

2 large Eggs

1 1/4 cups Buttermilk

Canola Oil

Tartar Sauce


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