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Creamy Baked Grits

Servings: 4-6
A southern tradition, grits make a wonderful "comfort" food and really hits the spot on a chilly autumn or winter morning.

2 cups milk
1/2 cup instant grits
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking powder
2 tbsp. butter
1 tsp. sugar
3 eggs, separated

In a medium saucepan scald the milk, then slowly stir in grits, stirring constantly until mixture thickens. Stir in remaining ingredients in order given, including beaten egg yolks. In a separate bowl beat egg whites to soft-peak stage and fold into mixture. Pour into buttered 1-1/2 quart casserole dish. Bake in 350 degree F/180 degree C oven 30 minutes. Serve topped with butter and honey.

Makes 4 to 6 servings.

Date: October 2, 2006