Preheat oven to 400.
Mix together cornmeal, flour, baking powder, salt, brown sugar, and dry milk. In a small bowl or measuring pitcher, mix together eggs, milk, and melted shortening. Add the wet ingredients to the dry and stir just until moistened.
Pour into a greased 9x9 pan and bake 25 minutes.
Options: Pour into muffin tins instead.
This can also be made with buttermilk but reduce the baking powder to 2 tsp. and add 1 tsp. baking soda.