22 November, 1986

Crusty Cornbread | Southern Living

Crusty Cornbread ingredients (9)
Makes 8 servings
1 cup cornmeal
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 Tbs sugar
1 Tbs baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 egg, beaten
1 cup buttermilk
1/4 cup bacon drippings

Crusty Cornbread Directions
Get ready
Preheat oven to 425ºF.

Prepare batter and bake
Combine dry ingredients; mix well. Add egg and buttermilk; stir until smooth.

Place bacon drippings in a 9-inch cast-iron skillet in the preheated oven for five (5) minutes.

Remove skillet from oven, and pour hot drippings into batter; mix well. 

Quickly pour batter into skillet. Bake at 425ºF until golden, about twenty to twenty-five (20 to 25) minutes.

Slightly adapts Southern Living 1985 Annual Recipes (Birmingham: Oxmoor House, 1985), 254.

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Page Last Modified 20 May 2016

1 comment:

  1. We use this recipe when making cornbread dressing at Thanksgiving.