Buttermilk Cornbread

~ Shopping List ~

  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup stoneground cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon shortening

~ What to do ~

Preheat oven to 450 degress (F).  Mix cornmeal, salt and baking soda together.  Add egg and buttermilk and melted shortening.  Pour batter into muffin cups (2/3 full).  Bake for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown.

You can also cook this in an iron skillet instead of in muffin tins.  To do so:  melt shortening in skillet in oven, then add batter to warm skillet:  mix and backe 30-40 minutes for a 9″ skillet.