posted by Patti 04-27-99 6:39 AM
Prep: 10 min, Cook: 25 min.
•3 tbsp vegetable shortening, oil or drippings
•1 cup (150 g) yellow cornmeal
•1 cup (130 g) all purpose flour
•1-1/2 tbsp sugar, (optional)
•3 tsp baking powder
•1/2 tsp salt, (optional)
•240 ml milk
•1 egg, beaten
Preheat oven to 220°C/425°F.
Place vegetable shortening in 25 cm ovenproof skillet, or 20 cm square baking pan.
Heat in oven 3 minutes, tilting skillet to coat bottom evenly.
Meanwhile, combine dry ingredients. Stir milk and egg until blended. Stir in melted shortening and mix thoroughly.
Pour batter into hot skillet. Bake 20-25 minutes, or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
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