Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

This is in answer to a request on the forums. It is an old New England favorite and real commfort food.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Butter shallow 2-quart baking dish.
  3. Combine milk and cornmeal in large saucepan.
  4. Bring to boil, whisking; reduce heat and simmer, stirring constantly, 5 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and whisk in molasses, flour and seasonings, then yolks.
  6. (Can be made ahead. Cover and let stand at room temperature up to 1 hour.) Whisk in baking powder.
  7. Beat egg whites in large mixer bowl to soft peeks.
  8. Fold egg whites into cornmeal mixture.
  9. Pour into prepared dish.
  10. Bake 35 to 40 minutes, until center is just set.
  11. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream and maple syrup.
Most Helpful

I loved this, but I gave it a four because the gingerbread flavor was not popular with everyone. I liked how most of the preparation was in one pan, and the smell while it baked was wonderful!

JenPo October 16, 2003