Nonpareil Corn Bread

Pain de Mais Nonpareil

Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Easy

Appears in

The Picayune's Creole Cook Book

By The Times Picayune Publishing Company

Published 1901

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Ingredients

  • 2 Cupfuls of Indian Meal
  • A Cupful of Flour
  • 3 Eggs
  • 2½ Cupfuls of Sweet Milk
  • A Heaping Tablespoonful of Lard
  • 2 Tablespoonfuls of Sugar (If Desired)
  • 2 Teaspoonfuls of Baking Powder
  • A Teaspoonful of Salt

Method

Beat the eggs very, very light, the whites and yolks separately. Melt the lard or butter, and sift the baking powder into the sifted Meal and flour. Stir this into the yolks of the eggs and the milk. Blend thoroughly. Add the whites, beaten to a stiff froth. Beat well together, and bake quickly and steadily in a quick oven for about a half hour. Serve hot, with butter.