Cherokee Tribal Food Distribution Program

Wasna (Corn Cakes)

Wasna (Corn Cake)

There’s nothing quite like the smell of corn cakes cooking in the fall air! But no matter the season, you can always enjoy these sweet, delicious cakes year-round.
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 15 servings
Calories 536 kcal


  • 5 cups parched corn use white corn flour
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 2 cups tallow or shortening


  • Grind the corn well. Place in a large mixing bowl.
  • Add the other ingredients, mix well and place the wasna in an oblong pan to serve.


Amount per serving
calories   536
total fat   28.8g   37%
saturated fat   8.6g   43%
cholesterol   0mg   0%
sodium   1mg   0%
total carbohydrates   70g   25%
dietary fiber   5.2g   19%
total sugars   40g
protein   2.7g
Keyword Traditional

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