How to Make It
Combine first 4 ingredients, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened.
Place shortening in a 10" cast-iron skillet in a 450° oven for 5 minutes or until melted. Pour shortening into cornbread batter; stir well. Pour batter into hot skillet. Bake at 450° for 25 minutes or until golden.
Christmas with Southern Living 1999