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Cracklin' Bread

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Cracklin' bread is a meaty bread recipe prepare with pork. Made with cornmeal and buttermilk, the cracklin' bread is flavorful and filling. Oven baked, the cracklin' bread is easily prepared and can be served with meals of choice.
Ingredients
  Finely diced salt pork 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2 , well beaten
  Corn meal 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt pork drippings 2 Tablespoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Fry salt pork over a low heat until nicely browned.
Drain fat, saving both drippings and cracklings.
Sift together corn meal, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
Combine eggs, buttermilk, and drippings.
Stir into corn meal mixture, together with cracklings.
Spread dough in a greased 11 X 7 X 1 1/2 inch baking pan and bake in a preheated 400° oven for 25 to 30 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Ingredient: 
Pork

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