• 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup flour can be part whole wheat
  • 4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup dry milk optional
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup oil or melted shortening or margarine or bacon grease


  • Preheat oven to 400.
  • Mix together cornmeal, flour, baking powder, salt, brown sugar, and dry milk. In a small bowl or measuring pitcher, mix together eggs, milk, and melted shortening. Add the wet ingredients to the dry and stir just until moistened.
  • Pour into a greased 9x9 pan and bake 25 minutes.
  • Options: Pour into muffin tins instead.
  • This can also be made with buttermilk but reduce the baking powder to 2 tsp. and add 1 tsp. baking soda.