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Southern Spoon Bread

1 cup white cornmeal
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups boiling water
2 eggs
1/4 cup bacon fat or drippings
3 slices bread
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 cup cold water
1 cup milk .

Scald cornmeal with boiling water. Soak bread in cold water and milk. Separate yolks and whites of eggs. Beat each until light. Mix ingredients in order given, folding in whites of eggs last. Bake in buttered dish in hot oven 50 minutes.

Source: Foods that Will Win the War 1918

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