Johnny Cakes

Some talk of hoecake, fair Virginia's pride!

Rich _Johnny cake_ this mouth has often tried;

Both please me well, their virtues much the same;

Alike their fabric, as allied their fame.


A quart of sifted Indian meal, and a handful of wheat flour sifted; mix

them; three eggs, well beaten; two tablespoonfuls of fresh brewer's

yeast, or flour of home made yeast, a teaspoonful of salt, and a quart

of milk.