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.