Recipe: Country Corn Bread

  • ¾ cup corn meal 1/3 teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup flour 1 beaten egg
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder ¾ cup milk and water mixed
  • 1 tablespoon sugar 2 tablespoons melted bacon fat

Mix in order given, beat well, and bake in a well-greased shallow pan in a hot oven about twenty minutes. Half of the egg will make a very good Corn Bread. Left-over pieces may be split, lightly BUTTERed, and browned in the oven.

Better Meals for Less Money, by Mary Green (Year 1909)