Cornbread

Oxmoor House
10 servings or 5 cups coarsely crumbled cornbread

Ingredients

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2 cups yellow cornmeal
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 large egg, lightly beaten
2 cups buttermilk
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
Shortening

Preparation

Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl. Combine egg, buttermilk, and butter; add to dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened.

Heavily grease a 10" cast-iron skillet with shortening. Place in a 425° oven 5 minutes or until very hot (almost smoking). Remove skillet from oven, and spoon batter into hot skillet. Bake at 425° for 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Let cool in pan. Cover loosely, and let stand overnight.

Created date

October 2003