Yield: 8 servings
Active Time: 5 mins Total Time: 30 minutes
1 tsp. vegetable shortening or vegetable oil
1 large egg
1 1/3 c milk or 1 3/4 c buttermilk
1/3 c vegetable oil
2 c. corn meal
1 T. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
- Preheat oven to 450. Spoon shortening into 8- or 9-inch ovenproof skillet or 8- or 9-inch round or square baking pan. Place in oven to heat for about 5 minutes
- Whisk egg in medium bowl. Whisk in milk and oil. Whisk in baking powder and salt. Stir in corn meal until smooth and pourable. If too thick, add 1-2 tablespoons additional milk.
- Carefully tilt skillet or pan to coat bottom with shortening. Pour batter into skillet.
- Bake 20-25 minutes or until golden brown, and toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.