1 cup cornmeal1/2 cup milk1/2 cup shortening1/2 cup white sugar1 1/3 cups cake flour2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1 teaspoon salt1 egg1 cup milk
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease thoroughly an 8 inch square cake pan. Combine cornmeal and milk. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt. Stir together the egg and milk. Cream shortening, and blend in sugar. Stir flour mixture and egg mixture alternately into creamed mixture alternately. Blend in cornmeal mixture. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes. Serve hot, with maple syrup.