Bobota (Islander Corn Bread)

Recipe by CJAY8248
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 9-16

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine sugar, water, lemon juice, and cinnamon in a medium-sized saucepan, and bring to a boil. Simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and add honey. Return syrup to low heat and simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • Preheat oven to 375*.
  • Sift all dry ingredients into a large bowl. Combine the honey, orange juice, warm water, and warm oil. Stir into dry mixture, beating until smooth.
  • Fold in orange peel and currants. Pour batter into a well-greased 7x7 by 2-inch pan and bake for 25 minutes, or until golden.
  • Leave in pan to cool, then pour warm Basic Sweet Syrup over it or sprinkle with confectioner's sugar. Cut into squares and serve immediately.
  • Note: Syrup can be stored in the refrigerator for 1 month. To use, bring to room temperature.
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