Soul bread

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
3 cups Cornmeal
1 tablespoon Sugar
1½ teaspoon Salt
2½ cup Boiling water
1 small Sweet potato
1 cup Cold water
1 cup All-purpose flour
1¼ cup Molasses
½ teaspoon Baking soda

Heritage recipe

Combine cornmeal, sugar and salt in large bowl. Pour in boiling water. Beat with electric mixer until well-mixed.

Boil sweet potato until tender. Peel while hot. Add to meal mixture. Beat 10 minutes. Add cold water. Beat well. Add flour and molasses. Beat well.

Cover. Place in warm, draft-free place overnight.

Heat oven to 250 degrees. Grease and flour 10-inch Bundt pan. Stir baking soda into bread mixture. Pour into pan. Bake 3 hours. Remove from oven.

Cover pan tightly with foil to steam bread. Cool at least 1 hour before removing from pan. Makes 1 loaf.

Posted to recipelu-digest Volume 01 Number 357 by ncanty@... (Nadia I Canty) on Dec 11, 1997

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