One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A coarse cake of maize flour, originally baked on the blade of a hoe.
- ‘Mouthwatering bread pudding, hoecakes, groundnut stew and sassafras tea are just a few.’
- ‘He baked hoecakes for the kids in a skillet over an open fire.’
- ‘Three hours later, two steaks, seven hoecakes, five cups of coffee and a huge plate of beans later, he stepped out of Mary's place, contented for the first time in well over a month.’
- ‘During the colonial period, heavy breakfast meals of hoecakes and molasses were prepared to fuel the slaves for work.’
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