1. A multipurpose bread that is said to originate in Irvin, Kentucky.
2. A fried bread made from only self rising flour and water that can be used for any part of a meal.
3. Versatile bread that is very common in poor parts of Kentucky and other southern states.
4. Pocakes or poor cakes.
5. Replacement for bread, biscuits, pancakes or cornbread when you don't have the money for the real thing.
Debbie made some hoecakes and covered them with syrup for a nice Kentucky style breakfast.