Southern Pan-Fried Cornbread Medallions


Embark on a Southern culinary journey with our reinterpretation of a timeless classic – Southern Pan-Fried Cornbread Medallions. These golden cornmeal hoecakes, expertly pan-fried, transcend the boundaries of breakfast and find a place of honor on your lunch or dinner table. If the monotony of daily meals has you yearning for something both delightful and novel, look no further. Our cornbread medallions, subtly sweet and irresistibly crispy, promise a culinary escapade for your palate.



  • 2/3 cup cornmeal
  • 1/3 cup self-rising flour
  • 1/3 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1 large egg
  • Oil for frying (approx. 3 tablespoons coconut oil or your preferred choice)


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine cornmeal, self-rising flour, low-fat buttermilk, and a large egg. Stir until achieving a moist yet not soupy consistency.
  2. Heat your chosen cooking oil in a skillet. Consider using around 3 tablespoons of coconut oil for a distinctive flavor, but any preferred cooking oil works.
  3. Drop spoonfuls of batter into the heated oil, allowing hoecakes to cook until golden brown on one side. Flip, resembling a pancake, and brown the other side.
  4. Transfer the golden medallions to a plate lined with paper towels, blotting any excess oil.

Indulge in these Southern Pan-Fried Cornbread Medallions – a unique twist on tradition that promises a delightful culinary experience for all.

Enjoying the Delight: Serve these cornbread medallions warm, embracing the enticing aroma that fills your kitchen. The subtle sweetness of the cornbread complements a variety of flavors, making it a versatile companion to your favorite toppings. For a classic Southern touch, drizzle with honey or pair with savory options like ham and cheese. If you have discerning young eaters at home, customize by swapping ham for kid-friendly alternatives such as turkey or chicken breast.

Versatility Beyond Borders: The beauty of Southern Pan-Fried Cornbread Medallions lies in their adaptability. Beyond a standalone snack or meal accompaniment, these medallions can transform into delightful sandwiches. Simply layer your preferred fixings between two golden hoecakes for a unique twist on the traditional sandwich. The result? A harmonious blend of textures and flavors that will leave your taste buds yearning for more.


In the realm of Southern comfort food, our Pan-Fried Cornbread Medallions stand out as a testament to tradition with a contemporary flair. Elevate your culinary repertoire with this easy-to-make yet utterly delightful recipe. Whether you savor them for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, these medallions promise to add a touch of Southern charm to your table. Embrace the spirit of culinary adventure and let the unique flavors of the South tantalize your senses.

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