The fifth graders and I are continuing our study of the American Revolution. We learned about key battles in the war and did some activities related to the song Yankee Doodle. We made Hasty Pudding, which is referenced in the American version of the song.
(36 small servings)
3 cups cornmeal 9 cups boiling water
3 cups cold water 1 tsp. salt
Combine the cornmeal and cold water. Set aside. In a heavy saucepan, bring 9 cups water and salt to a boil. Carefully pour in the cornmeal mixture, stirring constantly to make sure it doesn't lump. Turn the heat to low and stir frequently until the mixture is very thick (10-15 minutes). Spoon into bowls. Serve with a pat of butter, maple syrup, brown sugar, molasses, or cream. (We used brown sugar and cream.)
On to the Declaration of Independence!