Corn Pone Pie

Recipe by Darcie Kelly
READY IN: 1hr 40mins
YIELD: 1 pie




  • Prepare the Chili con Carne first, since it will simmer for one hour:
  • Heat oil in a large skillet.
  • Slice onion and add to hot oil.
  • Add ground beef and minced garlic.
  • Cook and stir for about 5 minutes (or till brown).
  • Add kidney beans, tomato sauce, chili powder, optional cayenne pepper, and cloves.
  • Simmer for an hour, or until thick.
  • Salt and paprika to taste.
  • Corn Bread: Sift together the corn meal, flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  • Mix in milk, eggs, and butter.
  • Now to build the pie!
  • In a 1.
  • 5 quart casserole dish, pour the Chili con Carne and spread on bottom.
  • Pour Corn Bread batter over the top to cover the Chili.
  • Be careful not to get too much of the chili mixed with the batter.
  • Bake in 400 degree oven for 20 minutes.