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Jalepeno corn bread, trying to expand beyond pizza.

BudgeezerBudgeezer Posts: 574
edited August 2012 in Baking
First attempt @ baking something other than pizza. I was hoping that the top would have brown a little more. Heat cast iron with shortening to 425 then add batter and bake for 25 minutes.
Edina, MN

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  • paqmanpaqman Posts: 2,304
    @Budgeezer I'm interested to know your batter recipe

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  • BudgeezerBudgeezer Posts: 574
    1cup flour
    1 cup cornmeal
    1/3 cup sugar
    1T baking powder
    1tsp salt
    Sift together
    add 1cup milk
    1beaten egg
    1/4 cup melted butter
    1/2 cup drained and diced jalapeno
    pour into hot cast iron skillet and bake 25 minutes or until brown
    Edina, MN

  • Mine's pretty much the same, except I use buttermilk instead of milk (makes it lighter), and 2 eggs instead of 1.  Also, I add an 11 oz. can of whole kernel corn and a cup of Monterrey Jack cheese.
    Houston, Texas http://willsononline.com
  • paqmanpaqman Posts: 2,304
    Thanks, I don't have buttermilk and could not find any at the grocery stores in the area.

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  • Mine's pretty much the same, except I use buttermilk instead of milk (makes it lighter), and 2 eggs instead of 1.  Also, I add an 11 oz. can of whole kernel corn and a cup of Monterrey Jack cheese.
    That is a beautiful cornbread!

    1large BGE and 1 well used mini BGE living in coastal South and North Carolina!


  • Budgeezer said:
    First attempt @ baking something other than pizza. I was hoping that the top would have brown a little more. Heat cast iron with shortening to 425 then add batter and bake for 25 minutes.

    I want to try this out.  It looks great!

    1large BGE and 1 well used mini BGE living in coastal South and North Carolina!
  • BuckeyeBobBuckeyeBob Posts: 665
    Bud, What size is the cast iron?
    Clarendon Hills, IL
  • BudgeezerBudgeezer Posts: 574
    paqman said:

    Thanks, I don't have buttermilk and could not find any at the grocery stores in the area.

    You can make your own buttermilk by adding.one teaspoon of white vinegar to one cup of milk.
    Edina, MN

  • BudgeezerBudgeezer Posts: 574

    Bud,

    What size is the cast iron?

    8 quart.
    Edina, MN

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