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Mother's Old Fashioned Corn Bread

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Ingredients
  Yellow corn meal/White corn meal 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Buttermilk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vegetable shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a large bowl, add all the dry ingredients and mix with a fork.
MAKING
2. In a small bowl, beat eggs into the buttermilk. Stir into the dry ingredients to make a smooth batter.
3. Pour melted shortening into the cornmeal mixture. To prepare crust crisp, heat greased corn-stick, muffin, or 9x9x2 pan while mixing up batter.
4. Pour batter in hot pan.
5. In a hot oven (425°) bake for 20 minutes for sticks and muffins, 25 minutes for square loaf, or until crusty and golden-brown.
SERVING
6. Serve hot and with tea or coffee

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Ingredient: 
Corn
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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