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johnny cake
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Noun
A fried bread typically made from baking powder leavened dough.
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bake, bakes, fry dumplin
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Noun
An oven baked bread made from baking powder (leavened dough)
when the dough is fried instead of baked it is known as pancake or johnny-comequick
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A baked bread usually eaten at breakfast,
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Starboy Dec 15, 2009
jhonny cake is a pancake in Guyana
Andy Sep 23, 2014
The origin name is :"journey cake" and I believe that bajans would have truncated the sound to say Johnny cake. Some say a float also, People took them when they had a long journey.
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