Cornbread: Perfect Corn Bread

posted by Katie 03-04-102 8:44 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Perfect Corn Bread
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Serving Size : 0 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Breads, Quick
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 cup sifted all purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
4 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup yellow corn meal
2 eggs
1 cup milk
1/4 cup soft shortening

Sift flour with sugar, baking powder, and salt; stir in corn meal. Add eggs, milk, and shortening. Beat with rotary or electric beater till just smooth, about 1 minute. (Do not over-beat.) Pour into greased 9x9x2-inch pan.

Bake in hot oven (425F) 20-25 minutes.

Corn bread sticks: Spoon batter into greased corn-stick pans, filling 2/3 full. Bake in hot oven (425F) 12-15 minutes or till done.

Source: Better homes and Gardens New Cookbook, early to mid 60's.

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