Cheese And Bacon Griddle Cakes

Course : Cakes
Serves: 18 griddle cakes
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3/4 cup cornmeal
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon each: baking soda and salt
1 1/2 cups buttermilk
3 large eggs -- separated
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1/2 cup crumbled cooked bacon
1/2 teaspoon each: salt and garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon pepper

Preparation / Directions:

Toppings: sour cream, cheese sauce, guacamole or salsa, etc. 1.In a large bowl, mix the first five ingredients, ending with salt. 2.In another bowl, whisk together buttermilk, egg yolks and 1-1/2 tablespoons oil. Add buttermilk mixture to flour mixture; stir until well blended. Stir in cheese and next five ingredients ending with peppers. 3.In a medium bowl, beat egg whites to form stiff peaks. Fold whites into batter in two additions. 4.In large skillet, heat one tablespoon oil. Working in batches, pour 1/4 cup into skillet. Cook, turning once, until cakes are puffy and golden brown. Add more oil for each batch to avoid sticking. Serve hot and top with your favorite topping.


Nutritional Information:

1233 Calories (kcal); 108g Total Fat; (78% calories from fat); 44g Protein; 25g Carbohydrate; 633mg Cholesterol; 1398mg Sodium

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