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Enjoy this modern bread. 


  • 1 scant cup cornmeal
  • 3 cups sweet milk
  • 3 large eggs, separated
  • 1 level teaspoon salt
  • 3 level teaspoons baking powder
  • Butter, the size of walnut


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Stir cornmeal into 2 cups of milk and let the mixture come to a boil, making a mush. Remove from heat. Add remaining milk and add beaten egg yolks. Stir in salt, baking powder, and melted butter. Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites. Bake in a buttered 2-quart souffle dish 30 minutes.

Serves 6