- 4 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 cups yellow cornmeal
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 3 tablespoons baking powder
- 1 tablespoon salt
- 1 cup shortening
- 3 cups milk
- 4 eggs, beaten
- 1/2 cup finely shredded cheddar cheese
- In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients; cut in shortening until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a small bowl, combine milk and eggs; stir into dry ingredients just until blended. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake at 400° for 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cut into squares. Yield: 16-20 servings.
Reviews for Cheesy Corn Bread
"We loved the taste. I baked in a 13x9 pan and found it took much longer to bake than 25 minutes. The outer edges were a little crispy."
"Very good, love the cheese addition, delicious with chili!"
"Have always loved this recipe! Fantastic flavor and so very easy."
"this is the best cornbread i have ever made and i have made alot of different recipes looking for the right one."