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Grandma Jimmie's Cornbread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kim Walters
Added: Thursday, December 18, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c fine corn meal- Hoovers is best
1/4 c self rising flour
1 tsp. salt
1 tbsp sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1 cup milk
2 eggs
2 tbsp shortening ( bacon grease is best)

Directions:
Directions:
Sift dry ingredients in one bowl and beat milk eggs and shortening in another bowl.

Gradually add dry ingredients and beat, beat, beat,

Pour into a well greased baking pan and place into 350 or 400 and bake until brown

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Big Mama used to say that we shouldn't cut this with a knife, but rather "break" it off in chunks. She said it tasted different if we cut it.

 

 

 

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