1 cup flour
1 cup Cornmeal
1 tablespoon sugar 
1 cup milk
teaspoons baking powder
1   egg
tablespoons shortening, melted
1 teaspoon salt 
Mix and sift the dry ingredients. Combine the milk and well-beaten egg. Add gradually to the dry ingredients, stirring well. Add melted fat. Grease the muffin tins; fill them two thirds full. Bake about 25 minutes in a hot oven (425° F.).  Yield: 12 medium-sized muffins.

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