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Basic Cornbread

Description

Just your basic cornbread!

Course:
Biscuits & Breads
Servings:
8
Level:
Beginner
Occasion:
Year Round
  • Prep Time:
    15 mins
  • Cook Time:
    20-25 mins
  • Ready In:
    2 mins

Ingredients

  • Solid vegetable shortening
  • 1-1/4 cup corn meal 
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons to 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 cup salad oil
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise

Preparation Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425º F.
  2. Spoon a dollop of vegetable shortening in a 9" skillet, and place in oven during preheating time.
  3. Combine dry ingredients. Add egg, milk, oil and mayonnaise to dry ingredients, mix well.
  4. Remove pan from oven (be careful, it will be very hot) and pour batter into skillet.
  5. Bake at 425º F for 20 to 25 minutes, or until golden brown.

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