Cheesy Corn Bread Recipe
What could be more fun for a Southwestern or a cowboy theme party than corn bread shaped like cactus? Cheddar cheese mixed in makes it even more special. Guests will want seconds. -Sandra Thorn, Sonora, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:16-20 servings
- 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
- 1. 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.
1 serving (1 each) equals 303 calories, 13 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 50 mg cholesterol, 583 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.
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