White trash spoon bread

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Yellow cornmeal
2½ teaspoon Baking powder
2 \N Eggs, separated
1½ teaspoon Salt
2 cups Scalded milk

Mix together the cornmeal and the salt. Slowly add the scalded milk stirring to dissolve any lumps that form. Cook in a double boiler until thick and smooth, stirring occassionaly. Remove from heat and cool thoroughly. Add the egg yolks, and then fold in stiffly beaten egg whites. Spoon into a greased casserole dish and bake in a 375 F oven for 35 40 minutes, or until firm to the touch and crust is brown. An additional tbsp of fat can be added to the casserole dish if needed. Very rich and filling.

Origin: Adapted from White Trash. Shared by: Sharon Stevens, April/95.

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