It should be noted, when she says "Tablespoon" she meant the big soup spoon in your utensil drawer. There is no need to get crazy with measurements...apparently.
The headline picture is the original recipe as written by her hand. Guess that is the way they did it "back in the day".
3/4 call purpose flour
3 Tbspyellow cornmeal (heaping) + more for skillet
1/4 cwhite sugar
1 Tbspbaking powder (heaping)
1whole egg (lightly beaten)
How to Make Mom's Cornbread
- Mix dry ingredients.
- Mix egg and milk.
- Add egg and milk to dry ingredients. Should be pancake batter consistency.
- Heat cast iron skillet (I use a 10" skillet) with about 2 T. veg oil to hot and sprinkle with additional cornmeal.
- Preheat oven to 350 - 375 degrees.
- Pour cornbread mix into skillet and bake until done.