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Southern Cornbread

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  White cornmeal 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Soda 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Buttermilk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Egg 2 , separated
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted

Lift cornmeal lightly into measuring cup then sift with soda, and salt directly into mixing bowl.
Add buttermilk to well-beaten egg yolks and add to cornmeal mixture; beat well.
Add hot melted shortening and again beat well.
Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites.
Turn immediately into a piping hot, greased, 10-inch heavy skillet, and bake in a hot oven (450° F.) for 25 to 30 minutes.
Serve at once with butter.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2095 Calories from Fat 1120

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 126 g194.3%

Saturated Fat 30.6 g153.1%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 423 mg141%

Sodium 3117.1 mg129.9%

Total Carbohydrates 190 g63.3%

Dietary Fiber 23.4 g93.6%

Sugars 4.1 g

Protein 51 g101.8%

Vitamin A 9.7% Vitamin C

Calcium 8% Iron 58%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Southern Cornbread Recipe