What are "whole cakes"? ?

I was watching True Blood (a vampire show set in New Orleans) and Tara, one of the main characters, was eating what appeared to be pancakes except she didn't put syrup on them and she, her friend and her Mother referred to them as "whole cakes". At one point Tara exclaims, "MMM, you cooked these whole cakes in... show more I was watching True Blood (a vampire show set in New Orleans) and Tara, one of the main characters, was eating what appeared to be pancakes except she didn't put syrup on them and she, her friend and her Mother referred to them as "whole cakes".

At one point Tara exclaims, "MMM, you cooked these whole cakes in bacon grease!" and starts eating even more rapidly. Her mom grins and goes, "Yup! That's the only way to make 'em".
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