Total Time
5hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 5 hrs

This is a delicious version of an old New England recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix the cornmeal and the molasses, sugar, butter salt, baking soda, eggs, and spices.
  2. Add 3 cups of the hot milk, stirring carefully.
  3. Place in a 2-quart bean pot or other covered pot and bake in a 400°F oven until all comes to a boil.
  4. Then stir the remaining hot mild and bake, covered at 275°F for 4 to 6 hours, or until all is absorbed.
  5. Stir every half hour.
  6. Serve hot in little bowls with a bit of vanilla ice cream on top.


Most Helpful

I make this recipe without the cinnamon or the nutmeg. It is fantastic and well worth the effort.

death_by_parsnip March 17, 2006

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