Poor man's cornbread
How to Make Poor man's cornbread
- I been making this cornbread since I was 10 years old, and have never measured it. So the measurments are just a guess. If too thick add more water, to thin add more meal. This is a rustic and simple bread really good with soups
- I put the shortening into the iron skillet, place into a 500 degree oven to melt the shortening and get the skillet hot. About 5 minutes.
- In a bowl I put my cornmeal and start adding water. it will be about as thick as a cake batter. Remove skillet from oven and pour cornmeaml mixture into the pan. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes until golden brown.
- When done dump out onto a plate and serve hot. Do not let it sit in the skillet or it will "sweat" and make the crust soggy.