New Orleans Skillet Baked Cornbread

Recipe by Rev. Roy
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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place an iron skillet (or other baking dish) 2/3 full with water on the floor of your oven before preheating to achieve a crisp crust and moist interior.
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees Sift dry ingredients together into a large mixing bowl.
  • Add egg, milk, and 1/4 cup shortening and beat with a wooden spoon until smooth, about 1 minute.
  • Grease an 8 or 9 inch skillet or heavy square baking pan with the shortening or bacon drippings.
  • Pour batter into pan and place in oven.
  • Bake 25-30 minutes until light golden brown on top.
  • To serve, take skillet to table and cut bread into wedges; top with butter and/or honey if desired.
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