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Dixie Cornbread

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups enriched white cornmeal
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons of bacon drippin’s or melted real butter
  • 1 tablespoon solid vegetable shortening

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450.
  • In a 10-inch cast iron skillet, add a tablespoon of shortening and preheat.
  • Sift together dry ingredients; add buttermilk, egg, and drippings, mixing just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  • Pour into the greased, hot skillet. Bake in preheated hot oven at 450 for 20-25 minutes.
  • Serve warm with butter.