Updated June 5, 2017
- Sift together flour, cornmeal, salt, and soda. Add the beaten egg and buttermilk until it's the right consistency to hold its shape when rolled into a ball.
- Mix in onion, then roll into balls about 1 to 2 inches across and drop in deep hot fat.
- Fry until they're brown and crispy.
- Let them drain a bit on some paper and serve hot.
Recipe adapted from The Foxfire Book of Appalachian Cookery
About 8 servingsCalories per serving: 144
Fat per serving: 1.7g
Note: calorie and fat count do not include oil - some will be absorbed when frying.