American Indian Sunflower Seed Cakes

I found this recipe in an American Indian cookbook. I can't wait to try it. (Recipes courtesy of - Chef Nasseh)
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Category:  Dessert  - 
Ready in: 15m  -  Cooking time: 1h 15m  - 
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For 15 Servings(s) ()


  • 2.5 cup(s) shelled sunflower seeds (fresh or dried)
  • 3 cup(s) water
  • 6 tablespoon(s) fine cornmeal
  • 3 tablespoon(s) maple syrup
  • 0.5 cup(s) oil

American Indian Sunflower Seed Cakes Directions

  1. Simmer the seeds in the water, covered, for 1 hour. Drain & grind the seeds when done.
  2. Mix the syrup & cornmeal, 1 tablespoon at a time, into the ground seeds, making a stiff dough. Shape into 3 inch flat cakes, about 15 cakes.
  3. Fry the cakes in hot oil on both sides. Drain on paper towels & serve hot.

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