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       Title: Apple Johnnycakes
  Categories: Breads, Quick
       Yield: 8 Servings
            -DOTTIE CROSS, TMPJ72B
       6 tb Maple syrup
       4 ts Unsalted butter; melted
       2 lg Apples; peeled, cored and
            -cut into 1/4 slices
     3/4 c  Yellow or white cormeal
            -preferably stone ground
     3/4 c  -All-purpose flour
       1 ts Baking powder
     1/2 ts -Salt
     1/4 ts Baking soda
       1 c  Buttermilk
       1 lg Egg; lightly beaten
       1 tb Vegetable oil
   Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Heat 2 T. maple syrup and 1 tsp. butter in a
   heavy 10-inch ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Add apples and saute
   for about 5 minutes, or until slightly softened. Remove from heat. Using
   two spoons, arrange the slices, fanning them out from the center of the
   skillet. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, stir together cornmeal, flour,
   baking powder, salt and baking soda.
    In a small mixing bowl, beat together buttermilk, egg, remaining 1//4 cup
   maple syrup, remaining 1 T. melted butter and oil. Make a well in the
   center of the dry ingredients and pour in the buttermilk mixture. Stir with
   a wooden spoon until just combined.
    Spread the batter evenly over the apples and bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or
   until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Invert onto a
   platter, cut into wedges and serve immediately, topped with more syrup.
    Nutrition information: 197 calories per serving: 5 grams fat, 33 mg
   cholesterol, 263 mg sodium. 23% of calories are from fat.
     Source: Eating Well Magazine, February, 1992