A Traditional Morning Cornmeal Porridge

Cornmeal porridge makes a satisfying morning meal.

cornmeal porridge

Prep Time: 3 mins

Cook Time: 7 mins

Total Time:10 mins

Course: Drink

Cuisine: Amerindian, creole

Servings: 2


  • 2 cups water room temperature
  • 1/4 cup water boiled
  • 5 tbsp. cornmeal
  • 3 tbsp. powdered milk
  • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg grated
  • 1 piece of Spice and cinnamon stick
  • 2 tbsp. sugar


  • Heat on a very low flame the spice, cinnamon, grated nutmeg, cornmeal, and two cups of water together. Allow to cook until the mixture is slightly thick then remove from heat.
  • Mix together the powdered milk and the hot water. Add it to the cooked cornmeal. Mix well. Sweet with the sugar and serve hot.

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