Hot-Water Corn Bread

Preparation info
  • Yield: About

    30 Pieces

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Craig Claiborne's Southern Cooking

By Craig Claiborne

Published 1987

  • About


  • 1 cup white cornmeal
  • 4 teaspoons sifted flour
  • 2 teaspoons


  1. Put the cornmeal in a mixing bowl and add the flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar.
  2. It is imperative that the water be boiling before it is added. Stir the mixture well while adding the boiling water. Blend thoroughly.
  3. Meanwhile, heat the fat to 360 degrees. Drop the batter by spoonfuls (about