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Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins
Both of my sister-in-laws parents were born in the mountains of North Carolina. This is her family recipe; couldn't believe how simple it is!
- Put corn oil or bacon grease in a 6” iron skillet and put your skillet in the oven to preheat to 400 degrees. While it's preheating, slightly beat eggs into milk.
- Sift together the corn meal, flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar.
- Mix the dry and wet ingredients together.
- When the oil/oven is preheated, pour the oil or grease into the mixture, leaving a layer in the pan. Stir quickly. Pour batter in the pan, and bake for about 20 minutes or so, until when you stick a toothpick in it, it comes out clean.