Old Fashioned Skillet Corn Bread

Skillet Corn Bread

Skillet Corn Bread

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Nothing goes better with a big pot of chili or a fish fry than this delicious old fashioned corn bread. Your cast iron skillet is perfect for baking this mouth watering American classic.  This beautiful golden bread is absolutely amazing when you smother it with real butter and honey.

Why settle for box corn bread products when you can enjoy this fantastic old fashioned corn bread with very little effort. Your family and friends will be so impressed with the wonderful flavor and you will discover that it just tastes so much better than what most people are used too.

This is a perfect recipe to treat your guests with something delicious and unique without requiring a lot of extra effort. Everyone will love it and will want the recipe for themselves. As with all of the recipes featured on Recipe Corral, you have our permission to share them freely with anyone you choose. We simply would ask that you let people know about us and where you found the recipe.

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4 cups cornmeal
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 teaspoons salt
4 eggs, beaten
4 cups buttermilk
1/2 cup bacon drippings


Heat oven to 400ºF. Grease a 10 1/2 inch skillet and heat in oven for 3 minutes or until very hot.


In a mixing bowl, combine dry ingredients. Add eggs and buttermilk; mix well. Stir in bacon drippings. Pour batter into hot skillet and bake for 40 minutes, or until golden brown.


Read the entire recipe details at Grit.
Source: Grit Rural America

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