Hands-on Time
10 Mins
Total Time
35 Mins
Yield
Makes 8 to 10 servings

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 450°. Place 1 Tbsp. melted butter and 1 Tbsp. bacon drippings in a 10-inch cast-iron skillet; heat in oven 5 minutes.

Step 2

Meanwhile, sift together cornmeal and next 5 ingredients in a bowl. Whisk together egg and both milks; whisk into cornmeal mixture just until combined. Whisk in remaining 3 Tbsp. butter and 2 Tbsp. drippings. Pour into hot skillet.

Step 3

Bake at 450° for 20 minutes or until golden brown and firm. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pan, and serve. Or cool completely in pan on a wire rack (about 1 hour).

Step 4

Recipe brought to the table by chef Frank Stitt of Highlands Bar and Grill in Birmingham, Alabama.

Highlands Bar and Grill, Birmingham, Alabama

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