Classic Cornbread

    Classic Cornbread

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    30min


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    About this recipe: This cornbread is moist and tasty. It's perfect when served with chilli con carne or soup. Polenta is mixed with baking powder, bacon fat, salt, eggs, buttermilk and cottage cheese, then baked in a cast-iron frying pan.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 6 

    • 360g dry polenta (cornmeal)
    • 1 tablespoon baking powder
    • 60g bacon fat, melted
    • 1 pinch salt
    • 2 eggs
    • 300ml buttermilk
    • 225g cottage cheese

    Method
    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Place a 23cm cast iron frying pan into oven and preheat oven to 230 C / Gas 8.
    2. Mix the polenta, baking powder, bacon fat, salt, eggs, buttermilk and cottage cheese together in a bowl. With an oven mitt, remove the hot frying pan from the oven and spray it with oil spray. Pour the corn bread batter into the hot frying pan.
    3. Bake in the preheated oven until the top of the corn bread is golden brown, about 20 minutes. Check after 10 minutes. Serve sliced in wedges.

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