Friday, January 23, 2009

Eggless Cornmeal, Orange N Cranberries Loaf

Cornmeal is a flour grounded from dried corn n its a common staple food..There a few varieties of corn meals... Steel ground yellow cornmeal, common mostly in the United States, has the husk and germ of the maize kernel almost completely removed. It is conserved almost indefinitely if stored in an airtight container in a cool, dry place...Stone ground cornmeal retains some of the hull and germ, lending a little more flavor and nutrition to recipes. It is more perishable, but will store longer if refrigerated. However it too can have a fairly long shelf life of many months if kept in a reasonably cool place. It can also be used for cornmeal cakes...White cornmeal is more traditional in Africa. It is also popular in the Southern United States for making cornbread. For the first time am baking something with cornmeal, to make them more tasty n flavoursome is just added orange juice, orange rinds n dried cranberries....


2cups All purpose flour
1cup Cornmeal
1cup Sugar
3tsp Egg replacer powder + 4tbsp Warm water
1tsp Baking powder
1/2tsp Baking Soda
1/2cup Orange Juice (fresh)
1tbsp Orange rinds
3tbsp Vegetable shortening
1/4cup Cranberries


Beat both vegetable shortening, sugar until soft n fluffy, gradually add the egg replacer powder mixed with warm water, baking powder ,baking soda, orange juice, orange rinds..meanwhile preheat the oven at 350F..finally add the all purpose flour, cranberries n cornmeal...beat everything well into a soft batter, pour the batter to a greased loaf pan, springle few cranberries pieces over the batter..arrange the loaf pan in the middle rack n bake for 30-35 minutes r until the toothpick come out clean...

Loaf them as per ur wish n serve them with hot coffee!!!!

12 comments:

  1. Priya, this looks so good! Do you think this is possible with makke ka atta? We do not get egg replacers but I could use tofu!

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  2. Looks perfect..I could not find egg replacer powder here..Can you please tell me where did you buy?

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  3. Wow, eggless loaf looks so good !!

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  4. Looks delicious...love the combination of orange and cranberry!

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  5. Wow another recipe with egg replacer , I never spotted one in my grocery store... Gal u done a great flavor of bread

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  6. Priya..u made it sound so easy..lovely dear..:)

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  7. This is such a healthy one, looks so good... love the combination of orange and cranberries here...

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  8. wow it looks so delicious, perfect for breakfast and eggless too..cool

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  9. Wow,great,I am yet to start using the egg replacer.Great and flavourful bread,addition of cornmeal makes it healthy

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  10. wow perfect yummmy yes goog choice with hot coffe nice color priya

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  11. looks nice.. ready have so many of your bakes bookmarked..no time to try..

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  12. Another lovely creation of yours Priya. I think this recipe qualifies as vegan too, if the shortening is made of vegetable oil.

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