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Old Virginia Spoon Bread

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Ingredients
  Milk 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Cornmeal 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Eggs 2 Small, separated
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Preheat the oven to 375°F.
2 Lightly grease a 2-quart baking dish.

MAKING
3 In top of a double boiler, scald 2 cups milk.
4 In a bowl, mix the remaining 1 cup milk and cornmeal.
5 Combine the cornmeal mixture with the scalded milk.
6 Cook over low heat for 30 minutes, stirring frequently.
7 Remove from the heat.
8 In a bowl, beat egg yolks until thick and lemon colored.
9 Gradually blend in about one-fourth of the hot mixture into the yolks.
10 Add the egg yolk mixture, butter, baking powder, and salt to the remaining hot mixture, stirring constantly.
11 In another bowl, beat egg whites until stiff but not dry.
12 Gently fold into the cornmeal mixture.
13 Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking dish.
14 Bake for 25 to 30 minutes.

SERVING
15 Cut and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Corn
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
95 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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