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Aunt Jessie’s Corn Bread Recipe

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Aunt Jessie Mae Nash

 

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lee Thomas
Added: Friday, August 29, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 cups cornmeal
3/4 cup flour
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 cups buttermilk
2 eggs
2 tablespoons oil

Directions:
Directions:
Cornmeal is an important part of the African American diet. There are many ways to use cornmeal. It can be fried to make fritters, or baked to make cornbread. You can even make corn sticks and corm muffins using cornmeal.

Grease a 9-inch pan with oil. Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Pour mixture into the pan and bake in the oven at 425 degrees for 18 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Aunt Jessie Mae was the youngest of the six Bailey girls born to Grandma Willie Mae. She was the only child born to Willie Mae Bailey and Henry Pruitt.

 

 

 

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