From a box sold in Lyndhurst, New Jersey.
Into a bowl, sift together:
- 1-1/3 cups flour,
- 3 Tablespoons sugar,
- 1 teaspoon double-acting baking powder,
- and 1/2 teaspoon each of baking soda and salt, and stir in
- 2/3 cup cornmeal (preferably stone-ground).
In another bowl, beat together:
- 2 cups buttermilk,
- 3 egg yolks, and
- 2 Tablespoons melted butter
Until the mixture is blended and add it to the flour mixture.
In a large bowl, beat 3 egg whites till they hold stiff peaks and fold them into the batter. Heat a griddle over low heat until it is hot and grease it lightly.
Ladle the batter by 1/4 cups onto the griddle nad cook the griddlecakes for 3 minutes on each side, or until they are browned.
Makes about 14 griddle cakes.