Nancy J. Patrykus Recipe

CRACKLIN BREAD ..(PORK FAT)... from southern Indiana

By Nancy J. Patrykus Finnjin

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Nancy J.'s Story

This was tucked in a family bible,at a garage sale, found about 1952 in southern Indiana.
A found treasure, yellow with age.
The older the recipe, the more valuable it becomes!
Just like some of us cooks! eh?


4 oz
finely diced pork fat ( 1 cup)
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1 c
corn meal
1 c
1 tsp
baking soda
3 tsp
1 c
beaten eggs

Directions Step-By-Step

To make cracklings, fry pork fat till crisp. Drain,reserving 3/4 cup of drippings.
In a mixing bowl stir together cornmeal, flour, baking soda and salt.Add buttermilk,eggs and reserved drippings. Beat till smooth. Stir in cracklings
Turn into a greased 10 inch skillet.
Bake at 425 till done, 15 to 20 minutes. Cut into wedges. Serve warm. Makes 6 servings.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Breakfast, Other Breads
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