Brain Batter Cakes Recipe


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time45 Min
Ready In1 Hr 15 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings4
MethodMain Ingredient


 Brains1 Pound
 Salt To Taste
 Water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Vinegar/Lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Sugar1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Worcestershire1 Teaspoon
 Curry powder2 Teaspoon
 Onion1 Medium, finely chopped
 Batter4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Cooking fat1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 585 Calories from Fat 156

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.7%

Saturated Fat 3 g14.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2489.1 mg

Sodium 250 mg10.4%

Total Carbohydrates 89 g29.5%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.8%

Sugars 12.4 g

Protein 17 g33.6%

Vitamin A 0.5% Vitamin C 32.6%

Calcium 3.7% Iron 15.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Using salted cold water soak brains for 15 minutes; drain and carefully remove membrane with tip of paring knife.
Cover with boiling water; add 1 teaspoon salt and vinegar; simmer for 15 minutes.
Drain, plunge into cold water, and drain again.
Chop brains fine.
Add 1 teaspoon salt, pepper, sugar, Worcestershire, curry powder, and onion.
Fold into Batter and drop by tablespoonfuls into hot fat.
Fry until brown; drain on absorbent paper.
Makes 4 servings.