Cheddar Cheese Spoon Bread

INGREDIENTS:

2 c. milk
1 c. yellow cornmeal
1 c. shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1 tsp. baking powder
3 egg yolks, well beaten
3 egg whites, stiffly beaten
2 tbsp. melted butter

DIRECTIONS:

Heat oven to 325 degrees. Grease 2 quart baking dish lightly. Scald milk in 3 quart saucepan over low heat. Add butter and stir until melted. Add cornmeal gradually; stir until thickened. Remove from heat. Stir in cheese until melted. Stir in 1 cup milk, salt, pepper, baking powder, egg yolks. Fold in egg whites. Pour into pan. Bake 1 hour or until set. Makes 6 servings.

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