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Shaker Spoon Bread


  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 quart (4 cups) sweet milk
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder


  1. Scald milk and add cornmeal gradually. Cook until thick.
  2. Pour small amount over beaten egg yolks. Return to heat and cook a few minutes longer.
  3. Add butter and fold in beaten egg whites.
  4. Add baking powder and salt.
  5. Pour into greased baking dish and bake at 325 degrees F for 1 1/2 hours, stirring once after the first 15 minutes of baking.

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