Cornbread from Scratch

Gail Welch

By
@sugarshack

I love this cornbread. It's not too sweet and is perfect for making dressing or eating with soup or beans.


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Serves:
8
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
all purpose flour
1 c
yellow cornmeal (stone ground, preferably)
1 Tbsp
baking powder
2 Tbsp
sugar
1 tsp
salt
1 large
egg
1 c
milk
1/4 c
cooking oil or bacon grease
1-2 Tbsp
cooking oil for skillet
1-2 Tbsp
yellow cornmeal for skillet

PREHEAT OVEN TO 400 DEGREES

Step-By-Step

1Prepare skillet:
Preheat iron skillet with 1 tablespoon of oil. When hot, sprinkle about 1 tablespoon cornmeal over oil. Turn off heat.

2In bowl: beat egg slightly; add milk. Stir well.

3Combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder, sugar and salt. Add to egg mixture. Mix well. Add 1/4 cup oil. Mix well.

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4Pour batter into skillet and cook on top of stove on low heat for about 45 seconds. Remove from burner and bake in 400 degree preheated oven for 30 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southern