Southern Buttermilk Cornbread

Liz Owen

By
@Lizzy3366

This was my mother's go to cornbread recipe.

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

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
vegetable shortening or bacon drippings
1 1/2 c
white cornmeal
3 Tbsp
unbleached all-purpose flour
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking soda
2 c
buttermilk
1
egg

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 450°F
2Place shortening in 9-inch skillet with ovenproof handle or 8-inch square baking pan.
3Place in oven about 3 minutes. Skillet will be very hot when shortening is melted.
4While skillet is heating, in large bowl combine corn meal, flour, salt and baking soda; add buttermilk and egg, mixing well.
5Pour batter into hot prepared skillet.
6Bake 22 to 25 minutes or until surface cracks and edges are light golden brown and pull away from side of pan. Serve hot with butter.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Heirloom