Jamaican Johnny Cake Recipe

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Some people call these delicious fluffy recipes fried dumplings while others call them Johnny cakes. The Jamaican Johnny cakes are much harder than that of any other Caribbean country because it is kneaded. 


2 cups flour
2 tbsp sugar
1/4 tsp salt
1 tbsp baking powder
2 tbsp margarine/ butter
1/2 cup cooking oil
1/2 cup milk/ water 


  1. Mix all ingredients, except the milk, until the butter is blended into the flour evenly. 
  2. Gradually add a little milk at a time until a firm dough is formed. 
  3. Divide dough into a tbsp balls. Knead each one from the outside in for 1/3 to 1/2 minute. 
  4. Press gently with hands and fry in heated oil. Drain and serve hot. 

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