Preheat oven to 425F. Grease an 8 x 8-inch baking pan liberally with shortening or butter. In a large mixing bowl, combine
1 C stone-ground yellow cornmeal
2 T sugar
1/4 C butter
1/2 tsp salt
1 C scalded milk
Stir to dissolve butter and sugar. let cool until just warm. Blend in
1 C sourdough starter
1 tsp baking soda
Beat well. Pour into prepared pan. Bake at 425F for 30 - 35 minutes. Serve warm with butter and preserves. Makes 9 servings.
The texture and flavor are just lovely!