Cornbread: Dinner at Jeremy’s House

Serve dinner at your house with a side of cornbread, a favorite southern treat that Jeremy and his family enjoy.


  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup stone-ground cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon shortening
  1. Preheat oven to 450°. Put shortening in a 9-inch round iron skillet and place in the warming oven to melt.
  2. In a bowl, stir the cornmeal, salt, and baking soda together. Add the egg and buttermilk and mix well.
  3. Remove the skillet from the oven and pour the batter into the hot skillet, stirring the melted shortening into the batter.
  4. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes. Remove from oven when top of cornbread is brown and turn out onto a serving plate.


© / Elke Dennis

Recipe courtesy of the Sacred Heart Southern Missions.

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