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Old-Fashioned Cornbread

Yield 8 to 10 servings


  • 4 cups cornmeal
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 4 cups buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup bacon drippings

How to Make It

  1. Combine dry ingredients; add eggs and buttermilk, mixing well. Stir in bacon drippings.

  2. Heat a well-greased 10 1/2-inch cast-iron skillet in a 400° oven for 3 minutes or until very hot. Pour batter into hot skillet. Bake at 450° for 40 minutes or until golden brown.

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