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Fried Corn Meal Mush with
Butter and Maple Syrup


  • 6 cups water
  • 2 cups cornmeal
  • 2 cups cold water
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Flour, for coating
  • 1 tablespoon oil


  1. Bring water to a boil.
  2. Combine cornmeal, cold water, butter, salt, and cinnamon. Add to boiling water. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thick. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes.
  3. Pour into greased loaf pan. Refrigerate overnight.
  4. Cut into 1/4- to 1/2-inch thick slices. Coat with flour. In frying pan, over medium heat, brown both sides in oil.
  5. Serve with butter and maple syrup as you would pancakes.

Posted by Chyrel at Recipe Goldmine 1/8/2002 10:44 am.