by Updated April 10, 2017,
This soft spoonbread is a cornbread served with a spoon, similar to a cormeal mush or pudding.
Photo Credit: Diana Rattray
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
- Heat the oven to 375 F.
- Combine salt and cornmeal. Add slowly to boiling water, stirring constantly to prevent lumps. Combine vinegar and milk; add 1 1/2 cup of milk mixture to cornmeal mixture; blend well.
- Add eggs and melted shortening; stir to blend well. Dissolve baking soda in remaining 1/2 cup of vinegar and milk mixture. Add to cornmeal mixture and stir until completely blended. Pour into greased 1 1/2-quart casserole. Bake at for about 30 minutes.
- Serve immediately with a spoon.
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