corn cake

Definitions

  • corn cakes
    corn cakes
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n corn cake baked in a pan or on a griddle (southern and midland)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Corn cake a kind of corn bread; johnny cake; hoecake.
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Usage

In literature:

Some of 'em would have a big ol' ash cake an' some of 'em would have jes' plain corn bread.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
I would grind some of my corn into flour and make some corn bread or cakes and cook rice.
"An American Robinson Crusoe" by Samuel. B. Allison
I regard cake as the safest substitute for turnips; and corn, potatoes, brewers' wash, and grain, as the worst.
"Cattle and Cattle-breeders" by William M'Combie
The wheaten loaf likewise is common in many localities, and so the cake of Turkey corn.
"Life of Schamyl" by John Milton Mackie
An old, toothless, grinning African stood at every lane and gate, selling buttermilk and corn-cakes.
"Campaigns of a Non-Combatant," by George Alfred Townsend
Her hands were clasped over the region where hot corn-meal cakes are said to lie heavily at times.
"Flamsted quarries" by Mary E. Waller
Washington seldom partook of anything but Indian-corn cakes and milk.
"Washington and the American Republic, Vol. 3." by Benson J. Lossing
That corned or reduced into grains from the cakes, and distinguished from mealed powder, as employed in certain preparations.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
These cakes are very good made of canned corn.
"The Golden Age Cook Book" by Henrietta Latham Dwight
Bake in pans, like corn cake.
"The Cookery Blue Book" by Society for Christian Work of the First Unitarian Church, San Francisco, California
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In poetry:

Little Tommy Tucker sang for his supper,
What did he sing for? White bread and butter;
But he had to take corn-cake instead of white bread,
With oleomargarine on it to spread.
"Rursery Rhymes" by Abner Cosens
Ah, little could Samoset offer our sire,--
The cabin, the corn-cake, the seat by the fire;
He had nothing to give,--the poor lord of the land,--
But he gave him a WELCOME,--his heart in his hand!
"At The Banquet To The Grand Duke Alexis" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
T'other day a bishop's cob stopped before me in a lane,
With a tail as broad as oil-cake, and a close-clipped hoggy mane;
I stood sideways to the hedge, but he did not want to pass,
And he was so full of corn he didn't care about the grass.
"The Donkey In The Cart To The Horse In The Carriage" by George MacDonald

In news:

1 15 oz can peaches, drained 1 15 oz can blueberries in syrup, drained 1 17 oz pkg cinnamon-swirl coffee cake mix 3/4 cup water 3 TBSP corn oil 2 eggs.
In addition, the railroad delivered hundreds of railcar loads of corn, potatoes, onions, beans, peas, rice, wheat, grain, and baking ingredients for pies and cakes.
Corn Cake with Dried Cranberries.
Sour Cream Corn Cakes with Smoked Salmon & Caviar .
Appetizers include lightly curried mussels and jumbo lump crab cakes with cilantro aioli and corn relish.
If you are craving a corn dog, a ride in a double ferris wheel and a look at some of the ugliest cakes around it's time to go to the Iowa State Fair.
There is tofu, encrusted in pistachios and served for dinner with seared corn cakes and sautéed greens.
There were brats, bean soup and seafood bisque, homemade cookies and pies and jellies and jams, apple dumplings, kettle corn and funnel cakes.
The Reluctant Panther 's menu, under the direction of CIA-trained chef Daniel Jackson, features lobster and crab cakes with smoked corn slaw, spicy remoulade and jalapeno olives.
Make everything from salad to cake with corn, zucchini and tomatoes.
Even French chefs can play cowboy, Jacques Pépin learns in Aspen at a family lunch of pan-fried trout and griddled corn cakes.
Pan-Fried River Trout with Corn Cakes and Red-Pepper Coulis.
Sour Cream Corn Cakes with Smoked Salmon & Caviar.
Sour Cream Corn Cakes with Smoked Salmon & Caviar.
Known for its simple menu of corn dogs, fries, funnel cake sticks and freshly squeezed lemonade, Hot Dog on a Stick has an ideal menu for a drive thru location because everything can be eaten with one hand, said Smith.
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