Granny's Cracklin' Bread

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

Recipe from Crystal Van Poppe in her booklet "Redneck Recipes"

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Mix together cornmeal, flour, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Separately, mix together milk/buttermilk, eggs, and bacon drippings, Stir until smooth, then fold in cracklings.
  4. Pur into a greased 10 inch cake pan and bake at 425F for about 20 minutes, or until golden brown.
  5. Cut into wedges and serve warm.


Most Helpful

Another wonderful recipe that was handed down to me, except I've alway's used buttermilk and the bacon drippings and I bake mine in a pre-heated, greased cast iron frying pan. I buy my cracklings from my local grocery store. We love it served with a pot of greens and smoked ham.

MarshHen September 22, 2008

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