Bread & Yeast Recipes > Southern Cornbread

How to make southern cornbread:

An American recipe associated with Thanksgiving.


1 1/2 cups white cornmeal
3/4 teaspoon baking soda powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups buttermilk
2 eggs, separated
1/4 cup melted shortening
(see measure conversions for more information)


- Sift the cornmeal with the baking soda and salt.
- Beat the egg yolks and add to the milk.
- Add the liquid to the cornmeal mixture and beat well.
- Add the hot melted shortening.
- Beat again.
- Whisk the egg whites until stiff and fold into the mixture.
- Turn immediately into a hot, greased skillet and bake in a hot oven (450 degrees F. see temperature conversions) for 25-30 minutes.
- Serve immediately with butter.

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