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Breads from Rina's Kitchen


Hot Water Cornbread 
Makes 12 cakes

1 cup cornmeal
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon white sugar
1 tablespoon shortening or bacon grease
3/4 cup boiling water
                   
1. In a med bowl, combine cornmeal, salt, and sugar. Add boiling
   water and shortening; stir until shortening melts. 
2. Pour oil or bacon fat to a depth of 1/2 inch in a large
   skillet and heat to 375 degrees F. 
3. Shape cornmeal mixture into flattened balls using a heaping
   Tbl as a measuring guide. Fry each in hot oil, turning once,
   until crisp and golden brown, about 5 mins. Drain on paper towels.
   Serve at once with maple syrup or honey. 

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