Buttermilk Corn Bread

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Rick Long

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@Rickl37754

This is my go to southern cornbread recipe. I do add a little sugar to this to help with browning but it does not make it sweet. I like it with a hot bowl of pinto beans!

The brand of corn meal mix I have had the best luck with is White Lilly.

I would never use yellow cornmeal mix.

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

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp
    vegetable shortening
  • 2 c
    white self rising buttermilk cornmeal mix
  • 3 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 3/4 c
    buttermilk
  • 1/4 c
    bacon grease melted
  • 1 large
    egg
  • 1 Tbsp
    sugar (optional, aids in browning)

How to Make Buttermilk Corn Bread

Step-by-Step

  1. add vegetable shortening to a well seasoned 8 inch cast iron skillet. Place in oven and preheat to 425 degrees F.
    swirl shortening to coat skillet well.
  2. add remaining ingredients to a bowl and mix well with a fork. pour mixture into hot skillet.
  3. Bake for 25 minutes until well browned and pick inserted comes out clean. slice, butter and enjoy!

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About Buttermilk Corn Bread

Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Heirloom



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