Vegan Bacon Flavored Hot Water Cornbread
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Reminiscent of childhood hush puppies and hot water cornbread patties, this vegan version has all of the flavor of the traditional treat, without the saturated fat and cholesterol of bacon grease.
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Recipe Type: Side Dishes
Cuisine: Vegan
Number Servings: 6
What You Need
  • 2 cups yellow cornmeal
  • ½ to 1 tsp sea salt
  • ⅓ cup Phoney Baloney coconut bacon
  • 1 Tablespoon Earth Balance (vegan butter spread)
  • 2 cups boiling water
How to Do It
  1. Place teakettle or small pot of water on and heat until boiling.
  2. Using rolling pin, smash Phoney Baloney coconut bacon into fine crumbs.
  3. Dump coconut bacon crumbs, cornmeal and salt into a bowl and mix well. Add Earth Balance to top.
  4. When water has reached boiling temperature, measure out two cups and pour over cornmeal mixture. Stir well to mix in the melting Earth Balance.
  5. Heat 1 cup your favorite oil in small frying pan over medium flame. Shape dough with hands into silver dollar sized medallions, ovals or flattened cakes and drop into hot grease. Do not crowd pan.
  6. Once they have reached a light toasty brown, turn and brown other side. Will take 3-4 minutes total per batch.
  7. Remove from pan and drain on paper towels.
Recipe by Blacks Going Vegan! at