Best Crackling Cornbread

Recipe by Mr. quotTquot
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 8-60


  • 2
    cups self-rising buttermilk cornmeal mix (I use Martha White )
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 1 12
  • 1
    cup chopped onion
  • 1
    cup chopped jalapeno
  • 1
    cup pork cracklings or 1 cup pork rind
  • 1
    cup whole kernel corn, drained with liquid reserved
  • lard, to grease frying pan or Pam cooking spray, to spray on muffin pans


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.,.
  • Grease frying pan or spray muffin tins with pam.
  • Chop the onion into 1/8" - 1/4" cubes or pieces.
  • Seed the jalapenos and chop into 1/8" pieces.
  • Cut the cheese into 1/8" - 1/4" cubes or pieces.
  • In large mixing bowl add 2 cups cornmeal.
  • In small mixing bowl add 1 egg and beat, add buttermilk and mix well.
  • Add egg & buttermilk mixture to cornmeal and mix well.
  • Add the onions, jalapenos, cheese to the cornmeal and mix well.
  • Add the cracklins to the cornmeal mixture and mix well.
  • If the mixture is to thick add the reserved corn liquid and mix well.
  • Fill the frying pan or the corn muffin tins and bake in the preheated oven for 12 to 15 minute or untill golden brown. Enjoy.