Cornbread, Texas Style

Ingredients:Vegetarian Variation
2 cups Cornmeal (if Self-Rising, omit Baking Powder and 1/2 tsp Salt)
2 tsp Baking Powder
1 tsp Baking Soda
3/4 tsp Salt
2 Eggs, beaten
2 cups Buttermilk
1/2 cup Jalapeño Peppers, diced
1/2 cup fresh Corn
1/2 cup shredded Cheddar Cheese
1/2 cup Bacon Drippings (or Shortening)

Directions:

  • Preheat your oven to 425°F.
  • Pour the Bacon Drippings into a 9-10″ cast iron skillet, and place in the oven as it preheats.
  • In a large bowl, combine all dry ingredients, corn, cheese, and peppers.
  • Add the Eggs and Buttermilk, incorporating until there are no lumps.
  • Remove the Skillet and sprinkle with some Cornmeal.
  • Pour the batter into the dusted Skillet, and return to the oven.
  • Bake 20-25 minutes, until golden brown

Variations:
Northern Cornbread
Southern Cornbread

M›Ṽ – Use Vegetable Shortening instead of Bacon Drippings.

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