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Cornbread Topping


  • 3/4 cup cornmeal
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons bacon grease, melted, or vegetable oil


  • Combine the cornmeal, flour, baking powder, and salt in a mixing bowl.
  • Beat together the buttermilk, egg, and bacon grease in a small mixing bowl. Add to the dry ingredients and mix until just blended, being careful not to overmix.