This is the real stuff! Find your cast iron skillet and whip up a batch of cornbread tonight!
In a large bowl mix together the corn meal, flour, salt, and baking powder.
In a separate bowl mix together the eggs, butter, and buttermilk. Add to the dry ingredients and stir until well blended.
Heat a dry 12 inch cast iron skillet over high heat for 2 minutes. Add corn oil to skillet, swirl oil around to coat bottom and sides. Leave remaining oil in pan. Return to high heat for 1 minute.
Pour the cornbread batter into the skillet and cook on high heat until bubbles start to form in the center. Remove from stove.
Bake in a preheated 400 degree F (200 degree C) oven for 40 to 50 minutes, or until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean. Serve warm.
Per Serving: 369 calories; protein 7.7g; carbohydrates 36.3g; fat 22g; cholesterol 34.3mg; sodium 620.9mg.
The quality of the flour can make a real deal to your bread. Different makers do vary. Great taste or Canadian flours, which are naturally higher in gluten, may give you a best rise than standard dough flours – especially if you’re making wholemeal dough , which doesn’t always getting bigger as well as clear bread.
To make this in a dough , add all the ingredients to your breadmaker and follow the manufacturer’s instructions.
A bread first rising can be make 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.