SOUTHERN BUTTERMILK CORN BREAD

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Jewel Hall

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I have beeen cooking cornbread since I was nine years old. My husband loves to see me take the bread out of the oven and turn it out of the black iron skillet on to a plate. Unexpected company may not join us to eat but they'll say " I'll take a piece of that corn bread with some butter in it." Fried Irish potatoes, Turnip greens and Pinto beans are a delicious meal with A SLICE OF SWEET ONION.

**** Instructions on how to season an iron skillet is at the bottom of this recipe ****

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
10
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

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2 c
self-rising corn meal
1/2 c
bisquick
2 medium
egg, slightly beaten with a fork
11/2 c
buttermik
1/2 c
butter flavor shortening
1/2 stick
butter, unsalted, melted and set aside

How to Make SOUTHERN BUTTERMILK CORN BREAD

Step-by-Step

  • 1PREHEAT OVEN TO 450 degrees F.
    Using a papertowel, grease the 10 inch cast iron skillet (that has been seasoned) really well. Set aside.
  • 2In a medium mixing bowl, combine cornmeal, Bisquick, eggs, buttermilk, and crisco. Stir well with wisk If mixture is too stiff, add 1/2 cup of water and stir well.
  • 3Pour mixture at once into prepared Iron skillet and place in preheated oven.
    Cook about 25 minutes or, until cornbread in medium golden brown color.
  • 4Remove from oven, pour the 1/2 cup of butter over cornbread while still in pan. Give it a couple of minutes to soak in. Have a plate the cornbread will fit on near by. Carefully turn cornbread out and onto plate. Cut in small wedges and serve immediately.
  • 5HOW TO SEASON AN IRON SKILLET: You will need an iron skillet, a box of lard, heavy paper towels, and an oven.
    If NEW skillet, make sure you wash it with hot water and a mild detergent to remove factory anti rust coating. Dry well by heating on top of stove on med/ high. Let cool.
  • 6Preheat oven to 200 degrees F. fold paper towel into fourths. Place a dollop of grease in the skillet (about 1/4 cup for 10 " skillet). With paper towel coat interior of skillet; exterior down to bottom edge and handle. DO NOT coat bottom of pan.
  • 7Place in oven that is set on 200 degrees and preheated. Set timer for 3 hours. When oven cuts off, let pan cool inside of oven.
  • 8When cooled, wipe it down with another papertowel, leaving a thin film. Wipe clean after using with a paper towel. Do not put into Dishwasher !
    ** Re season when necessary.

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Course/Dish: Other Breads
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