Rhode Island Clam Cakes

Clam cakes


vegetable oil for frying

3 beaten eggs

1/2 cup buttermilk

1/2 cup clam broth

1/2 cup Budweiser

1/4 cup puréed onion

1 Tbl maple syrup

1 1/2 cup fresh chopped clams

1 tsp black pepper

2 tsp Narragansett Bay seasoning

2 1/2 tsp baking powder


  • 1

    Heat the oil to 350 degrees in a Dutch oven.

  • 2

    Mix all the liquid ingredients together except the beer. Mix all the dry ingredients
    together. add the beer to the liquid ingredients and add into dry ingredients until

  • 3

    Drop a tablespoon of batter into the hot oil, working in small batches. Don't disturb for
    about 30 seconds then poke around with tongs to ensure they don't stick. Fry about 5
    minutes, or until golden brown on both sides.

  • 4

    Cool on paper towel and serve, with lemon wedges and perhaps some hot sauce or
    tartar sauce

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