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Corn Bread No. 1


  • 2 cupfuls of flour
  • 1 1/2 cupfuls of cornmeal (yellow or white)
  • 1/2 cupful of sugar
  • 1 saltspoonful of salt
  • 3 teaspoonfuls of baking powder
  • 1 2/3 cupfuls of milk
  • 1 tablespoonful of butter or lard melted
  • 2 eggs


Mix the flour, meal, salt, and baking-powder together thoroughly. Beat together the eggs and sugar; add the butter, then the flour mixture, and lastly mix in quickly the milk and turn into a flat pan to bake. Sour milk can be used instead of sweet milk, in which case a teaspoonful of soda dissolved in a quarter of a cupful of hot water is used, and baking-powder is omitted.


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The Century Cook Book (1901).

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