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Buttermilk Hush Puppies

Buttermilk Hush Puppies Recipe and Video


These hush puppies have an added tang from buttermilk in the batter. Serve alongside coleslaw and fried catfish for a Southern-style meal.


  • 1 quart vegetable oil for frying, or as needed
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs eggs, room temperature
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup white sugar
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup minced onion
  • 4 eaches green onions, minced


  1. Heat 1 quart vegetable oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 365 degrees F (185 degrees C).
  2. Preheat oven to 200 degrees F (95 degrees C).
  3. Whisk buttermilk, 1/4 cup vegetable oil, and eggs in a bowl.
  4. Combine cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt in a separate bowl. Fold buttermilk mixture, onion, and green onions into cornmeal mixture until just mixed.
  5. Drop 6 to 8 tablespoon-sized balls of batter into the hot oil; fry until each hush puppy is golden brown, turning the hush puppies to cook evenly, 6 to 10 minutes. Remove hush puppies with a slotted spoon and place on brown paper bags to drain. Repeat with any remaining batter.
  6. Transfer hush puppies to a baking sheet and keep warm in the preheated oven until ready to serve.

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Nutritional Information

Buttermilk Hush Puppies

Servings Per Recipe: 8
Calories: 338.7
% Daily Value *
protein: 11 %
carbohydrates: 11 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 6 %
fat: 31 %
saturated fat: 15 %
cholesterol: 16 %
vitamin a iu: 4 %
niacin equivalents: 23 %
vitamin b6: 5 %
vitamin c: 4 %
folate: 20 %
calcium: 5 %
iron: 10 %
magnesium: 6 %
potassium: 4 %
sodium: 11 %
thiamin: 27 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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