Corn Bread Country Style

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Total Time
15 mins
30 mins

My cornbread my family way. My Grandfather use to crumble a piece of this cornbread in a tall glass of milk and eat it at supper.

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  1. Preheating your oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Put a 9" cast iron skillet on the stove over medium heat and put the shortening in the skillet.
  3. Mix all the dry ingredients together in one bowl.
  4. Mix the egg and buttermilk (milk) together in another bowl.
  5. Mix the dry and wet ingredients together.
  6. When you start to see little wisps of smoke coming from the hot shortening, pour most, not all of the shortening into the cornbread batter and mix well.
  7. Then pour the batter into the hot skillet. Remove after a few minutes.
  8. Place in the middle of the preheated oven and bake about 30 minutes, until nice and brown on top.