Bacon Cornbread

Come and get it! Bacon flavors this true southern-style buttermilk cornbread. It's perfect for soups and stews and to complete southern-cooked meals.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups yellow cornmeal
1/2
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/4
cup vegetable oil or shortening
1 1/2
cups buttermilk
4
slices bacon, crisply cooked and crumbled
2
teaspoons baking powder
1
teaspoon sugar
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
2
eggs

  • 1 Heat oven to 450ºF. Grease round pan, 9x1 1/2 inches, or square pan, 8x8x2 inches.
  • 2 Stir together all ingredients; beat vigorously 30 seconds. Pour into pan.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

If you prefer corn sticks, fill 18 greased corn stick pans about 7/8 full with batter. Bake 12 to 15 minutes.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
155
(
Calories from Fat
65 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7 g
7 %
(Saturated Fat
2 g,
2 %
),
Cholesterol
40 mg
40 %;
Sodium
300 mg
300 %;
Total Carbohydrate
19 g
19 %
(Dietary Fiber
1 g
1 %
),
Protein
5 g
5 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.