Southern Buttermilk Cornbread

1
Liz Owen

By
@Lizzy3366

This was my mother's go to cornbread recipe.

Rating:

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Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable shortening or bacon drippings
  • 1 1/2 c
    white cornmeal
  • 3 Tbsp
    unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 c
    buttermilk
  • 1
    egg

How to Make Southern Buttermilk Cornbread

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F
  2. Place shortening in 9-inch skillet with ovenproof handle or 8-inch square baking pan.
  3. Place in oven about 3 minutes. Skillet will be very hot when shortening is melted.
  4. While skillet is heating, in large bowl combine corn meal, flour, salt and baking soda; add buttermilk and egg, mixing well.
  5. Pour batter into hot prepared skillet.
  6. Bake 22 to 25 minutes or until surface cracks and edges are light golden brown and pull away from side of pan. Serve hot with butter.

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About Southern Buttermilk Cornbread

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Heirloom




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