Silver Dollar Mill 1804 Corn Bread Recipe

Included in our media kit (courtesy of Silver Dollar City, MO) was a 2 lb bag of Sullivan’sMill’s yellow corn meal.   2 corn meal recipes were printed at the back of the bag, as follows:

SILVER DOLLAR MILL 1804 RECIPE FOR REAL OLD-FASHIONED CORN BREAD

1 cup of corn meal

1 cup of buttermilk

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1 egg

3 tablespoons melted shortening or BACON DRIPPINGS

Do not sift meal, mix all ingredients together and bake in greased pan or skillet at 400 F for 35 to 40 minutes.  Serves 4.

CRUSTY (SOFT CENTER) SPOON BREAD

Combine ingredients below, then sift:

1/2 cup corn meal

1/4 cup flour

1 tablespoon sugar

3/4 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon baking powder

Add:

1 beaten egg

1 cup milk (blend batter well)

Melt 2 heaping tablespoons butter in baking dish, pour in batter.  Pour generous 1/2 cup milk over top.

Bake in 375 degree oven about 45 minutes.

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