Dutch Oven

Johnny Cake



12 – 16

Good For:


  • 4 cups sour milk
  • 4 eggs; beaten
  • 1/4 cup butter; melted
  • 4 cups cornmeal
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt


In a large bowl mix together milk, eggs, and butter. In a separate bowl sift together cornmeal, flours, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Mix dry ingredients into wet ingredients 1 cup at a time until well blended. Spoon mixture into a lightly greased 12″ Dutch oven and spread evenly.
Cover Dutch oven and bake using 8-10 briquettes bottom and 14-16 briquettes top for 45 minutes or until golden brown.
NOTE: For even browning make sure to turn the oven and lid 1/4 turn in opposite directions every 10 minutes.
Serve warm with honey butter.