Wednesday, August 25, 2010
2 ½ cups cornmeal mix
1-2 Tbs. cornmeal mix
2 cups buttermilk (use low-fat not non-fat)
1 egg, lightly beaten
3 Tbs. shortening (or lard)
1-2 Tbs. shortening (to grease skillet)
1 10 or 12 inch iron skillet
Pre-heat oven to 450 degrees.
Generously grease your iron skillet with 1-2 tablespoons of shortening and dust with cornmeal until the surface is well coated. DO NOT HEAT THE SKILLET.
In a large mixing bowl cut 3 tablespoons of shortening into the 2 ½ cups of cornmeal. Add the egg and buttermilk and mix well.
Pour into skillet and bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown and crusty.
Serve immediately with butter and a cold glass of milk!