Ingredients¾ cup flour
¼ cup sugar
4 tsp baking powder
½ tsp salt
1 cup cornmeal
1 cup milk
¼ cup oil, or melted shortening
- Combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cornmeal. Mix well then make a well in the centre.
- Separately, combine the egg, milk and oil or melted shortening, then pour into the well in the dry ingredients. Mix together well.
- Pour into a greased 8 inch square pan and bake for 25 - 30 minutes at 375°F. Cut into squares when done.
- Alternatively, the mixture could be poured into bun/muffin pans and baked for 15 minutes. Makes 16.
Note: Ham Corn Bread is a variation of this recipe in which ½ cup finely chopped ham is added to the batter.