Basic Hushpuppies

Submitted by Starscr292


2 c. yellow corn meal
2 T flour

2 t. baking powder

1 T. sugar

1/4 c. finely chopped onions

freshly ground black pepper to taste

boiling water

1 egg, beaten

1/4 c. milk

oil for frying


Heat oil in deep skillet or fryer to 375 degrees.  Mix all dry ingredients except baking power.  Pour in enough boiling water to make a thick mush, making sure all ingredients are moistened.  Add milk, egg and baking powers and mix thoroughly.  Drop by spoonfuls (or use a small ice cream scoop) into oil, fry until golden brown.