Buttermilk Corn Bread
The brand of corn meal mix I have had the best luck with is White Lilly.
I would never use yellow cornmeal mix.
1 Tbspvegetable shortening
2 cwhite self rising buttermilk cornmeal mix
3 Tbspall purpose flour
1 3/4 cbuttermilk
1/4 cbacon grease melted
1 Tbspsugar (optional, aids in browning)
How to Make Buttermilk Corn Bread
- 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.
- add remaining ingredients to a bowl and mix well with a fork. pour mixture into hot skillet.
- Bake for 25 minutes until well browned and pick inserted comes out clean. slice, butter and enjoy!