A traditional Southern favorite - use crumbled fried bacon if pork cracklin’s are not available in your store.
Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F (220 degrees C). Grease a 9x9 inch square baking dish.
In a medium bowl, mix together the egg, shortening and buttermilk. In a separate bowl, stir together the cornmeal, sugar, flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Stir the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until smooth, then stir in the pork cracklin’s. Pour the batter into the prepared baking dish.
Bake for 25 to 30 minutes in the preheated oven, until center is set and the top is slightly brown.
Per Serving: 206 calories; protein 9.5g; carbohydrates 22.4g; fat 8.5g; cholesterol 31.2mg; sodium 661.7mg.
The best flavour of the flour could make a real deal to your bread. Different brands do vary. Great taste or Canadian flours, which are bet higher in gluten, may give you a best rise than standard dough flours – especially if you’re make wholemeal dough , which not always getting bigger as well as white bread.
To made this in a breadmaker , add all the ingredients to your breadmaker and follow the makers instructions.
A dough’s first rising can be done in the fridge overnight . This slows down the time it takes to rise to double its size, giving it a deeper flavour. It’s also a great timesaver , as you can work it yesterday , then clear it off the next day.