Carrie's Grit Cakes with Rosanne's Gravy

Total Time:
40 min
Prep:
25 min
Cook:
15 min

Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • Carrie's Grit Cakes:
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup grits
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • Rosanne's Gravy:
  • Pork drippings and pan juices
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
Directions

For Carrie's grit cakes: In a saucepan, bring the milk and 1 cup water to a boil. Stir in the grits, then add the salt. Whisk consistently for 5 minutes.

Pour onto a wax paper lined cookie sheet. Let cool and become coagulated. Use a round cookie cutter to shape cakes. Heat vegetable oil in skillet and fry the cakes on both sides until brown.

For Rosanne's gravy: In a saucepan, heat the drippings, add the flour and whisk. Add the milk and chicken stock and whisk consistently until smooth and thick.

Serve the grits warm with the white gravy.


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