Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 20 mins

This recipe uses molasses as a sweetener; however, such sweeteners were scarce in the 1600s.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat milk in saucepan until it is scalded.
  2. Put cornmeal in a mixing bowl and pour the hot milk over it.
  3. Mix thoroughly and then let it cool to lukewarm.
  4. Add the flour, salt, and baking powder to the cooled cornmeal mixture and stir well.
  5. Stir in the molasses, beaten eggs, oil, and melted butter.
  6. Pour the mixture into a well greased bread-stick pan.
  7. Bake at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for about 20 minutes.


Most Helpful

I really enjoyed the molasses taste here (used the dark variety) although a friend didn't like the sticks so much, but then, what does he know about good taste, anyway! Am definitely keeping this recipe! [Tagged, made & reviewed for one of my adoptees in the current Pick-A-Chef]

Sydney Mike October 05, 2008

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