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gift in a jar: down home cornbread mix

(5 ratings)
Recipe by
Colleen Sowa
La Crosse, WI

This is another easy recipe! It is always appreciated! I sometimes give a little jar with honey or my home made pear honey, and always a jar of home made jam or jelly. This recipe is great for anyone, but seems like all the single guys like it the best!

(5 ratings)
yield 15 pint jars
prep time 20 Min

Ingredients For gift in a jar: down home cornbread mix

  • JARS
  • 15
    pint jars (widemouth are best)
  • 12 1/2 c
    sifted all-purpose flour
  • 12 1/2 c
    yellow cornmeal
  • 1 1/3 c
    baking powder
  • 3 1/3 c
  • 3 1/4 Tbsp

How To Make gift in a jar: down home cornbread mix

  • 1
    In large bowl: Mix all ingredients together well.
  • 2
    Spoon 2 cups of mixture into dry sterilized jars. Wipe the rim of the jars. Place lids and rings.
  • 3
    Make the following recipe cards: Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Down Home Cornbread: 1 jar cornbread mix 1 large egg 1 cup milk 1/4 cup Crisco shortening Put all ingredients in a bowl and mix together well with a fork or a whisk until smooth (for about 1 not over beat). Grease a 8-inch square pan. Pour in the batter. Place in oven. Bake at 425 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes.
  • 4
    Cut 6-8 inch circles from cloth. Place a circle on each jar. Secure cloth in place with a rubber band. Cover the rubber band with a pretty ribbon, put recipe card on the ribbon and tie a pretty bow.

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