Acorn cakes

Recipe Information

Acorn cakes is a delicious American recipe usually served as a appetizer. It requires about 10 minutes of prep time and about 20 minutes of cooking time for a combined total time of 30 minutes. The overall cooking skill level is considered easy. This recipe will yield 8 servings if prepared as directed.
Servings 8
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 20 Minutes
Total Time 30 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Acorns; Cornmeal
Category Nuts, Fats, & Oils; Rice & Grains
Meal Lunch; Snack
Type Appetizer; Side Dish
Subtype Sauce/Gravy
Cuisine American
Cook Method Frying


  • 1 cup acorn meal

  • 1 cup gluten free cornmeal

  • Water

  • 1/4 cup honey

  • 1 tablespoon melted butter

  • A pinch of salt


  • Combine the acorn meal, cornmeal, honey, butter and salt using just enough warm water to slightly moisten the ingredients.

  • Cut the dough into 12 even balls.

  • Allow the dough to sit for at least 10 minutes while covered.

  • Slightly wet hands with warm water and flatten the dough balls into thick tortillas.

  • Cook over medium high heat in a cast iron frying pan until the edges of each dough cake begin to appear dry. Flip the cakes to ensure they are cooked thoroughly on each side.

  • Cakes should appear light brown in color when done.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 207 cal

  • Total fat: 8g

  • Cholesterol: 4mg

  • Sodium: 16mg

  • Carbohydrate: 32g

  • Fiber: 1g

  • Protein: 3g