Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Old-Fashioned Corn Bread (a.k.a. Earlene's Spider Bread)

1-Cup All Purpose Flour
1 Tablespoon Sugar
2-teaspoons Baking Powder
1-teaspoon Salt
1/2-teaspoon Baking Soda
2/3-Cup Yellow Corn Meal
1/4-Cup Bacon Drippings (or Butter, etc.)
1-Cup Buttermilk

In a bowl, mix together the first six ingredients.

About 1/2 hour before serving, start heating the oven to 400 degrees.

Melt grease in a skillet.

Beat together eggs and stir in buttermilk and dry ingredients.

Add hot grease to this mixture.

Pour into cast iron skillet.

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes in the preheated 400 degree oven or until nicely browned.

Can be served in the skillet if you like.

1 comment:

Tanya said...

Sounds good! I love a sweet cornbread and I see there's sugar in this recipe -yum. My grandmother prefers cornbread without sugar - I just don't get it. lol