1 1/2 cup yellow corn meal 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons dried minced onion 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
In a large bowl, combine all ingredients and mix well. Store in a re-sealable plastic bag or jar.
To serve: In a deep skillet, heat 1 1/2 inches of vegetable oil to 350F. In a medium bowl, combine mix with 1 1/2 cups buttermilk and 1 beaten egg. Stir until well blended. Drop mixture by spoonfuls into hot oil. Fry until golden brown and thoroughly cooked through. Drain on paper towels and serve.