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Cornmeal Muffins


Makes 16 muffins


For the chapter on Tallulah Bankhead and 1945´s A Royal Scandal in Supper with the Stars, we paired Tallulah’s Southern Fried Chicken with these Cornmeal Muffins based on a recipe Vincent picked up from the historic Longfellow’s Wayside Inn in Sudbury, Massachusetts.

Cornmeal Muffins



How to make

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Mix and sift the cornmeal, flour, baking powder, salt and sugar.

Gradually beat in the milk, eggs and butter.

Bake in buttered muffin pans for about 25 minutes.

Remove from the pans and serve warm.


1 cup cornmeal
2 cups flour
1½ tablespoons baking powder
1 teaspoons salt
¼ cup sugar
1½ cups milk
2 eggs, well beaten
1½ tablespoons melted butter

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