Wampus Bread

Save to My Recipes

Fried like fritters, this bread stands out with the savory addition of potato and onion.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 20 minutes

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 3 cups canola oil
  • 2 cups cornmeal
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 Tbsp. baking powder
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 small yellow onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 medium russet potato, peeled and grated

Directions

  • In a large, high-sided, heavy skillet, heat oil to 375°F.
  • In a large bowl, mix together cornmeal, all-purpose flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder. Make a well in the center. Add milk, onion, and potato to the dry ingredients; mix until just combined.
  • Drop batter by heaping spoonfuls (about ¼ cup) into hot oil, and cook until golden brown, about 1–2 minutes per side. Drain on paper towels and serve hot.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 3 cups canola oil
  • 2 cups cornmeal
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 Tbsp. baking powder
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 small yellow onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 medium russet potato, peeled and grated

Directions

  • In a large, high-sided, heavy skillet, heat oil to 375°F.
  • In a large bowl, mix together cornmeal, all-purpose flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder. Make a well in the center. Add milk, onion, and potato to the dry ingredients; mix until just combined.
  • Drop batter by heaping spoonfuls (about ¼ cup) into hot oil, and cook until golden brown, about 1–2 minutes per side. Drain on paper towels and serve hot.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories290
Total Fat13g
Saturated Fat1.5g
Cholesterol5mg
Sodium440mg
Total Carbohydrate40g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars3g
Protein5g