• Servings 8
  • Prep 15 min
  • Cook 30 min
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Spicy Mexican Corn Bread

Ingredients

  • 1 and 1/3 cups of yellow cornmeal
  • 1 and 1/3 cups of flour
  • 3 tbs sugar 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 8 oz can of creamed corn
  • 2 tbs baking drippings
  • 1 medium onion, minced
  • 6 strips of bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 3/4 cup pepper jack cheese, grated
  • 2 tbs chopped green chilies, seeds removed and minced.
This is a Mexican version of corn bread that uses bacon, chilies and pepper jack cheese.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • In a large bowl beat the eggs then add the buttermilk.
  • Add dry ingredients except for the bacon. to the bowl and thoroughly mix well.
  • Add the bacon drippings creamed corn, and 1/2cup of cheese and continue to mix.
  • Pour batter into a greased cast iron skillet and sprinkle with the remaining cheese.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for about 30 minutes or until to top turns golden brown.
 

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