Okie Cornbread

"This recipe has been handed down in my family for years. Great with beans and fried potatoes!"
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  • Warm bacon grease in cast iron pan or skillet in oven at 400 degrees.
  • While grease is warming, mix dry ingredients.
  • Add egg and enough milk to make with consistency.
  • Remove pan from oven and drain grease into mixture.
  • Mix well and add back to pan.
  • Cook for approx 30 min or until toothpick comes out of center clean.
  • Bread will be nicely browned.

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  1. This was a good recipe with limited ingredients which made it very easy to make, and I use my iron skillet for baking many recipes,so I was right at home making this recipe.Thanks for a good recipe. Darlene Summers
  2. If you love ~real~ cornbread...you'll love this...thanks for posting! :)
  3. Omg..!Omg.!This is exactly how I make it and like you,i love it with beans and potatoes.Oh.!Yummo!To die for,no,i dont want sugar in my cornbread,if I wanted cake.Id make cake.Lol.This recipe is perfect.,i have your fabreze recipe in my tips book,but this tastes so much better.Lol.Thanks big sis,and I love your pic,grey hair and all.
  4. This is not a sweet cakey type cornbread that seems to be going around. BUT, this is a good simple recipe. Like Irish Rose, I do prefer sugar in my cornbread so I added about 1 1/2 tablespoons and roughly about 3/4 to 1 cup of milk. It's a not too dense cornbread that is very good. thanks!
  5. Your cornbread recipe was one of three that I chose for Pick A Chef. I served it with your pasta e fagioli for company. I also cook my cornbread in an iron skillet. We are use to a sweeter cornbread, so this was very nice for a change. I liked the addition of the bacon drippings added to the batter. Thanks for submitting this and giving me a chance to try it.


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