Alden's Grandmother's Cornbread

Recipe by Andy Wold
MAKE IT SHINE! ADD YOUR PHOTO
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
Advertisement

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.
  • Place the bacon grease in a 10-inch black cast iron skillet and swirl to coat the sides and bottom evenly.
  • Place skillet in the oven to heat.
  • In a bowl, combine the cornmeal, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and pepper and mix well.
  • In a small bowl, combine the buttermilk, egg, and melted butter.
  • Add to dry ingredients and stir just to combine.
  • Remove the hot skillet from the oven, carefully swirl to evenly distribute hot grease, and quickly pour the cornmeal batter into the skillet.
  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until firm and golden brown on top.
  • Let sit for 5 minutes, then turn out onto a cutting board.
  • Cut into wedges and serve hot with butter on the side.
Advertisement