Make sure you use cornmeal and not cornbread mix for this recipe.
- 4 cups Cornmeal
- 2 teaspoons Baking soda
- 2 teaspoons Salt
- 4 Eggs — beaten
- 4 cups Buttermilk
- 1/2 cup Bacon drippings
- Combine dry ingredients; add eggs and buttermilk, mixing well.
- Stir in bacon drippings.
- Heat a well-greased 10 1/2 inch cast-iron skillet in a 400 degree oven for 3 minutes or until very hot.
- Pour batter into hot skillet. Bake at 450 for 40 minutes or until golden brown.
From Little House on the Prairie
This is perfect with our How to Churn Butter activity.
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