This Corn bread recipe is my very own creation and is really good. I have added, onions, red sweet pimento pepper, jalapeno pepper, and crispy bacon & butter & bacon grease and some sugar. I usually add more then one jalapeno for a cornbread with a kick. However that is optional. Results a truly delicious and moist corn bread. We love it at our house. It's a nice twist from the regular corn bread. Serve slathered with butter and Enjoy
Pre heat the oven to 450 degrees. Fry bacon until crip remove bacon from the fry pan and set aside. Measure out the greese drippings they should measure out 1/4 cup to this add 2 sticks butter. Melt the butter in the bacon greese in the microwave. Now add the melted butter and bacon grease back into the cast iron fry pan.
Next in the cast iron fry pan add the diced onion, red pimento pepper and jalapeno and saute until veggies until limp. Set aside
Mix in a bowl 2 eggs and beat slightly add the milk. Mix again set aside.
Now mix all the dry ingredients, flour, corn meal, baking powder, sugar, and salt.
Next combine all the wet ingredients with the dry ingredients. Mix gently with the wisk, next add the sauteed veggies and with a rubber spatula scrape all veggies, grease and butter into the batter. Mix well. Last add your crispy bacon that has been crumbled slightly.
Pour the batter back into the cast iron skillet and bake in a hot oven for 20/25 minutes. Corn bread should be golden when removed from the oven. Let cool and serve with butter or just plain. Enjoy