Ava j. cox's hot water cornbread

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
4 cups Water
1½ cup Cornmeal, Yellow Or White
½ teaspoon (To 1) Salt
3 tablespoons Bacon Grease, Shortening
Or Vegetable Oil, melted

* Preheat oven to 400 F.

1. Bring the water to a rolling boil. Sift in the cornmeal and salt, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. If any lumps form, beat them well with a wooden spoon or whisk to get rid of them.

2. Spread an 8-inch-square baking pan with 1 Tbs of fat, coating the sides, also. Spread the batter in the dish, smoothing it out. Cover it with the remaining fat.

3. Bake cornbread for 1 hour, or until brown and crisp around edges.

Cut into serving pieces.

From the section on the BLANCO COUNTY FAIR & RODEO of Johnson City, TX. Fair dates: 3rd week in August, for 3 days, Thurs. through Sat.

Recipe By : The County Fair Cookbook - ISBN 0-7868-6014-6 From: Dan Klepach Date: 03-31-95 (159) Fido: Cooking

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