Johnny Cake

Ingredients

  •  1 cup cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 1/3 cups cake flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup milk

Instructions

1_ Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease thoroughly an 8 inch square cake pan.

2_ Combine cornmeal and milk. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt. Stir together the egg and milk.

3_ Cream shortening, and blend in sugar. Stir flour mixture and egg mixture alternately into creamed mixture alternately. Blend in cornmeal mixture.

4_ Bake for 40 to 45 minutes. Serve hot, with maple syrup.

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