Corn Bread III
1 cp white or yellow corn meal
4 tbsp sugar
1 tsp salt
1 egg, well beaten
1 cp skimmed milk
1 cp flour
4 tsp baking powder
2 tbsp melted shortening
1 - Add the sugar and salt to the cornmeal.
2 - Beat the egg well and pour into the milk; stir this mixture into the meal, beating thoroughly.
3 - Sift the flour and baking powder into the meal, add the melted dhortening and beat hard.
4 - Pour the mixture into a greased pan and bake in a hot oven (400 degrees F.) until brown.
5 - To make a thin crisp Johnny Cake, use an oblong pan and spread batter thinly.
6 - For a soft loaf, spread thickly.