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Southern Corn Bread


1/4 c. vegetable shortening
2 c. white cornmeal
2 tbsp. all-purpose flour
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. Clabber Girl Baking Powder
1 tsp. Rumford Baking Soda
1 egg
2 c. buttermilk


Melt shortening in a 9-inch iron skillet or a 9 X 9-inch baking pan in the oven. Make sure to brush the sides of pan with melted shortening too.

Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. In a mixing bowl, sift together cornmeal, flour, salt, Clabber Girl Baking Powder and Rumford Baking Soda; set aside.

In a separate bowl, combine egg and buttermilk together then add mixture to the flour along with melted shortening. Pour batter into the hot skillet or baking pan.

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until browned. Cut in squares or wedges; serve hot with plenty of butter.


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From Clabber Girl Recipe Book "RECIPES TO WARM THE HEART."
Revised 5/15