"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali

Ginny's Famous Crab Cakes Recipe

5 stars - based on 1 vote
  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Ginny's Famous Crab Cakes, by , is from The Donovan Family Online Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Ginny Larkin
Added: Monday, January 26, 2004


1 pound crab meat (lump)
2 eggs, beaten
6 ounces cream cheese, softened
˝ red pepper, minced
˝ green pepper, minced
1 scallion, minced
1/3 cup breadcrumbs
1 teaspoon baking powder
bay seasoning
Tabasco sauce, few drops
Worcestershire sauce, few drops

Mix all ingredients together. If necessary, add more breadcrumbs to make the mixture dry enough to form little cakes.

Form mixture into small cakes and pan sear in a small amount of olive oil.

Serve with Nancy’s Prepared Mustard (Sweet and Tangy)

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Make the cakes small to use for appetizers and larger to use for a main dish.




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!