Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 25 mins

With a cast iron skillet & without a bunch of sugar, my Granny makes the best cornbread in the world.


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Combine corn meal, flour, salt, & baking powder.
  3. Combine beaten egg whites & milk, and then stir into corn meal mixture.
  4. Add shortening & mix well.
  5. Heat cast iron skillet & coat with shortening.
  6. Pour mixture into heated pan & bake 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.