Canku Ota

(Many Paths)

An Online Newsletter Celebrating Native America


May 5, 2001 - Issue 35




   ahhhhh...the smell of bread baking...what can be better? here are a few "different" recipes for you to try.  

Wild Apple Cornbread


2 c Yellow cornmeal
1 T Cold water
2 Eggs, beaten
2 c Buttermilk
1/4 c Granulated sugar
1 c Wild apples, peeled & grated
1 ts Baking soda
2 T Margarine, melted
1/2 ts Salt
Mix together in top of double boiler the cornmeal, sugar, salt, milk and margarine. Set over hot water and cook for 10 minutes. Cool. Add eggs, soda (dissolved in water), and apples. Pour into greased baking dish and bake in preheated oven at 400 degrees for 30 minutes. Serve with wild honey. Yield: one loaf

Pumpkin Pine-Nut Bread


2 c Flour
1/2 c Oil
3 Eggs, beaten
1 1/2 c Sugar
1 ts Baking soda
1 ts Vanilla
3/4 c Milk
2 c Cooked pumpkin
1/2 ts Salt
1 1/2 c Pine nuts, roasted

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Mix dry ingredients in a large bowl. In a medium size bowl, mix eggs, milk, oil and vanilla. Mix well, then add pumpkin. Mix well and folk into dry ingredients. Add pine nuts. Pour batter into 2 greased 5x9-inch loaf pans and bake for 45 minutes.

Note: The pine nuts generally taste better if, before they're added to the mix, you put them on a ungreased cookie sheet in the oven for about 10 minutes at about 350-400 degrees. It roasts them a little.

Cracklin Bread


2 c Cornmeal
1 c Cracklins (Fried pork skin)
1 t Salt
Hot water
Add enough hot water to make into dough thick enough to shape into small loaves. Break cracklins into small pieces and add to dough. Bake in 350 degree oven for 45 mins. to an hour.

Cherokee Berry Bread


2 c Self-rising flour
1 c Milk
1 Egg
1 ts Vanilla extract
1 c Sugar
2 c Berries (huckleberries or blueberries)
1 Stick of butter

Cream eggs, butter and sugar together. Add flour, milk, and vanilla. Sprinkle flour on berries to prevent them from going to the bottom. Add berries to mixture. Put in baking pan and bake in over at 350 degrees for
approximately 40 minutes or until done.



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