Prep Time: 5 MinutesCook Time: 20 MinutesDifficulty: EasyServings:12
- ■1 cup Yellow Cornmeal
- ■1/2 cup All-purpose Flour
- ■1 teaspoon Salt
- ■1 Tablespoon Baking Powder
- ■1 cup Buttermilk
- ■1/2 cup Milk
- ■1 whole Egg
- ■1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
- ■1/4 cup Shortening
- ■2 Tablespoons Shortening
Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
Combine cornmeal, flour, salt, and baking powder in a bowl. Stir together.
Measure the buttermilk and milk in a measuring cup and add the egg. Stir together with a fork. Add the baking soda and stir.
Pour the milk mixture into the dry ingredients. Stir with a fork until combined.
In a small bowl, melt 1/4 shortening. Slowly add melted shortening to the batter, stirring until just combined. In an iron skillet, melt the remaining 2 tablespoons shortening over medium heat. Pour the batter into the hot skillet. Spread to even out the surface. (Batter should sizzle.)
Cook on stovetop for 1 minute, then bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown.
Edges should be crispy!