Corn Bread

Wilma Pettijohn
cups cornmeal
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
teaspoon salt
1 egg
2 cups buttermilk
3 tablespoons shortening
  1. Preheat the oven to 450°F with the baking pan in the oven.
  2. Sift the cornmeal, baking powder, baking soda, and salt into a bowl.
  3. Combine the egg and buttermilk. Add to the dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened.
  4. Melt the shortening in the baking pan and add to batter. Pour batter into hot pan.
  5. Bake at 450°F for 20 minutes.