Edna's Cornbread Courtesy of Faith Hill

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Total Time
55mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 45 mins

"Faith Hill's cornbread goes perfectly with her husband Tim McGraw's Chicken and Dumplings!" Straight from the Oprah show! I'm guessing on the time -- I will correct it later! Use an Iron Skillet (7-10 inch ) *** I have updated this as well since there seemed to be a hishap with the "Dumplings".They now have specific measurements for the buttermilk which the Oprah show didn't have posted before... (Feb.20.06) Enjoy :O)

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 tablespoons Butter Flavor Crisco
  • 1 12 cups Martha White yellow cornbread mix
  • 1 egg
  • 1 12 cups buttermilk

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 500°
  2. Put 3 tablespoons Crisco in the iron skillet and melt. Set aside.
  3. In a bowl, mix cornmeal, egg and buttermilk to right consistency (should not be thick nor too liquidy). Pour the melted shortening into the mixture, leaving a small amount in the skillet so the bread will not stick, and stir. Sprinkle a little bit of cornmeal in the skillet then pour the mixture into the skillet.
  4. Bake at 500° until it is deliciously golden brown.