East Texas Corn Bread Recipe

Step 1

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Step 2

Place bacon drippings in skiLlet in oven while it is heating. The skillet must be hot before batter is added.

Step 3

In large mixing bowl, beat buttermilk and egg, then sift in dry ingredients, Mix well. From hot skillet, pour l/2 grease and mix well. Pour batter into skillet with remaining grease. This makes a crisp crust, Bake at 400 degrees F for approximateLy 30 minutes.

Recipe: Avis Walker of Saint Christopher's Episcopal Church, Houston, Texas from somewhere in the Sixties.

Things You'll Need

  • 1c Yellow corn meal
  • 1/2ts Baking soda
  • 1/3c Flour
  • 1 Egg
  • 2ts Baking powder
  • 1c Buttermilk
  • 1ts Salt
  • 4tb Bacon drippings

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