Mammy's Corn Meal Muffins

From: (a.e.mossberg)

[ adapted from Mabry Mill's recipe flyer]

2 cups white corn meal
1 tsp. sugar
1 tsp. soda
1 egg
1/2 cup flour
1 tsp salt
2 tsps. baking powder
1/2 cup vegetable shortening

Mix first four ingredients and add some buttermilkl to make mixture soft.
Add remaining ingredients and stir until just mixed. Pour into muffin
rings or biscuit pan and bake in hot oven.