- 4 cups water, divided
- 1 cup cornmeal
- 1 teaspoon salt
- Oil for frying
- Maple syrup
- Boil 3 cups water. Combine remaining water with cornmeal and salt; add to boiling water.
- Stir until mixture returns to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
- Pour into a greased 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pan. Chill for 8 hours or overnight. Cut into 1/2-in. thick slices.
- In a large skillet, fry slices in oil until browned on each side.
- Serve with syrup.
Yield: 14-16 servings.