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Tapp's Original Corn Sticks

Makes 448 corn sticks

6 quarts cornmeal

4 quarts flour

1 cup baking powder

1 cup salt

3 cups sugar

15 eggs

1 gallon milk

3 cups shortening

2 cups water

Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Mix with corn meal and sugar.  Combine milk, eggs, water and shortening and then mix into dry ingredients.  Bake in well-greased corn stick mold at 350 degrees until brown, about 15 minutes.

Adapted recipe for home baking; makes about 72 corn sticks.

2 cups plain cornmeal
1 cup plain flour
1/2 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 tablespoon salt
1/2 cup sugar
3 eggs
1 cup milk
1/2 cup shortening

Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Mix with cornmeal and sugar.  Combine milk, eggs and shortening and then mix into dry ingredients.  Bake in well-greased corn stick mold at 400 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes.

NOTE: The difference in oven temperatures and times for the two recipes takes into account the difference between restaurant and home ovens.

Source: The State, 8 November 1995.