Give old-fashioned cornmeal spoonbread a flavor update with the addition of dark chocolate and orange zest.Resistant Starch-rich polenta makes this dish taste like dark chocolate−orange candy with a smooth puddinglike texture.



Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350°.

  • Spread margarine along bottom and sides of a 3-quart baking dish. Add sugar, cornmeal, and 2 1/2 cups cold water; stir well with a whisk. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Remove from oven, and stir mixture carefully with a fork or whisk until smooth; bake an additional 15 minutes.

  • Remove from oven, and stir until smooth. Add chocolate and orange zest; stir until chocolate melts completely. Serve warm or at room temperature.


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Nutrition Facts

200 calories; fat 8g; saturated fat 5g; mono fat 2g; poly fatg; protein 2g; carbohydrates 29g; fiber 4g; cholesterolmg; sodium 25mg; resistant starch 1g.