Cornbread Recipe

Yield: 8 servings

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 25 minutes



All purpose flour, 6 tablespoons                                                        

Cane sugar, 2 tablespoons                                                      

Sea salt, ½  Tablespoon                                  

Baking Powder, 1 ½ Tablespoon                               

Cornmeal, 1 pound (1 jar) Farina di Mais by Mariangela Prunotto      

Unsalted Butter, 2 ounces                              

Whole Eggs, 2 small                                                  

Buttermilk, 1 ½ Cups                                     

Whole Milk, ¾ Cups                                      

Lard or Bacon Grease, 1 ½ Tablespoons                              



Utensils needed

Cast iron skillet or baking dish



Heat iron skillet or baking dish in a 350 F degree oven along with the lard or bacon grease. Sift together dry ingredients and blend the butter into this mixture by hand. Mix wet ingredients and add dry ingredients and mix well. Carefully remove hot pan from oven making sure fat coats the insides well. Add hot grease to batter, mix and then pour back into the baking dish and bake in oven 20-25 minutes.

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