2 cups low-fat (1% milkfat) milk
1/4 cup dark molasses
1/4 cup cornmeal
2 large egg whites
3 tablespoons firmly packed light brown sugar
1 tablespoon butter or margarine (melted)
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup raisins
1 tablespoon chopped crystallized ginger (optional)
Makes 4 servings.
Preparation time: 10 minutes.
Cooking time: 50 minutes.
Preheat oven to 300°F. In a medium-size saucepan, combine the milk and molasses. Stir in the cornmeal. Cook, stirring constantly, over moderate heat for 5 to 6 minutes or until thick. Set aside.
In a medium-size bowl, combine the egg whites, brown sugar, butter, cinnamon, and salt. Stir into the cornmeal mixture. Stir in the raisins and ginger (if using). Spoon mixture into an 8-inch round baking dish. Bake for 45 minutes.
|Posted: February 28, 2005 |