American Bacon Bread Bread/Muffins Dairy Eggs North American Vegetarian


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Written by lucywg

A lovely change from the normal bread mix. The use of corn meal has made this a staple recipe that is both tasty and filling in one go.

cornbread -


A very popular bread from the southern states of America made from corn meal.
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Course: Sandwiches, Snacks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bread
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 422kcal



  • Place 2 tablespoons (30 ml) of the bacon grease in a heavy, 8- or 9-inch (20-23 cm) cast iron skillet and place the skillet in a preheated 425F (220C) oven until the grease sizzles.
  • Tilt the pan thoroughly coat the bottom and sides of the skillet before adding the batter.
  • Meanwhile, sift the flour, baking powder, and salt into a mixing bowl.
  • Stir in the cornmeal.
  • Make a well in the center of the flour mixture and add the beaten egg, milk, and remaining bacon grease.
  • Beat vigorously for 1 minute and pour into the hot skillet.
  • Bake at 425F (220C) for 20 to 25 minutes, until golden.
  • Cut into squares or wedges to serve.


Sodium: 823mg | Sugar: 3g | Fiber: 5g | Potassium: 251mg | Cholesterol: 70mg | Calories: 422kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Fat: 16g | Protein: 10g | Carbohydrates: 60g