AUNT SARAH'S RECIPE FOR "JOHNNY CAKE"


One and one half cups of sour milk, 1/3 cup of shortening, a mixture
of lard and butter, 1-1/2 tablespoonfuls of sugar, 2 cups of yellow
cornmeal, 1 cup of white bread flour, 1 egg, 1 teaspoon of soda,
dissolved in a little hot water, a little salt. Mix all together, add
the stiffly-beaten white of egg last. Pour batter in an oblong bread
tin, bake about 45 minutes in a quick oven. Granulated corn meal was
used for this cake.



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