1 cup yellow corn meal 1 cup flour 1/4 cup sugar (optional) 4 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt Sift together all ingredients and store in a plastic bag, at room temperature. Makes 1 package. To use: Pour package of mix into a bowl. Add 1 egg, 1 cup milk, and 4 Tbsp. softened shortening. Beat until smooth (about 1 minute with egg beater). Pour batter into a greased 8x8x2 inch baking pan. Bake at 425 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until knife inserted at the center comes out clean. For muffins: Fill greased muffin cups 2/3 full with batter. Bake at 425 degrees for 15-20 minutes.