Southern Spoon Bread

Serves 6-8

2 c. boiling water
1 c. milk
1 T. shortening
1 tsp. salt
1 c. cornmeal
2 eggs, separated

Mix water, cornmeal and shortening. Cool, add milk, and beaten egg yolks. Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites. Pour in a greased baking dish and bake in 400 degree oven, 30-40 minutes. Serve while hot with lots of butter.

Elaine R. Burke
Front Royal