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

Nancy J. Patrykus


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?


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  • 4 oz
    finely diced pork fat ( 1 cup)
  • 1 c
    corn meal
  • 1 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 3 tsp
  • 1 c
  • 2
    beaten eggs

How to Make CRACKLIN BREAD ..(PORK FAT)... from southern Indiana


  1. 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.

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Course/Dish: Breakfast, Other Breads
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