Down-Home Corn Bread

         Yield: 8 Servings
Categories: Bread, Muffins

1 1/2 c Yellow or white corn meal 1/2 c Flour 4 ts Baking powder 1/2 ts Salt 10 Strips bacon, cooked and -diced 1/3 c Melted shortening 2 Eggs 1 1/4 c Milk Preheat oven to 425?. Combine cornmeal, flour, baking powder and salt in large bowl. In a small bowl, mix together bacon, shortening, eggs and milk. Add egg mixture to dry ingredients and mix until just smooth, pour batter into hot, greased skillet and bake 18 to 20 minutes, until golden brown, Cut in wedges. NOTES : Use Turkey bacon to save on fat and calories. Recipe by: Swift Meats Posted to TNT - Prodigy's Recipe Exchange Newsletter by (MRS IRA M DENNIS) on Apr 15, 1997