This bread keeps well and packs well.
1 1/2 cups cornmeal
1/2 cup water
4 tablespoons melted butter
4 tablespoons maple syrup or honey)
1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
3 to 4 tablespoons vegetable oil (for frying)
Combine cornmeal, water, oil, syrup and salt. In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons oil over medium-high heat. Drop the batter by tablespoons into the hot oil. Flatten with a spatula and fry cakes until they are crisp and browned on both sides. Add more oil as needed.