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Cracklin' Bread II Recipe
  • READY IN 50 mins

Cracklin' Bread II

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"A traditional Southern favorite - use crumbled fried bacon if pork cracklin's are not available in your store."

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Original recipe makes 1 - 9x9 inch pan Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins
  • READY IN

    50 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F (220 degrees C). Grease a 9x9 inch square baking dish.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together the egg, shortening and buttermilk. In a separate bowl, stir together the cornmeal, sugar, flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Stir the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until smooth, then stir in the pork cracklin's. Pour the batter into the prepared baking dish.
  3. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes in the preheated oven, until center is set and the top is slightly brown.
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Reviews More Reviews

Aug 28, 2007

I have had this cracklin bread several times and each time is an experience in itself. I have cooked it for several other people and everybody just loves it. Being from the South it is hard to find any true southern cooking in Lansing, MI until I came across this recipe. It is very easy to make and does not consume a lot of time. Will definently make this again very tasty and reminds me of a taste of Alabama very good recipe.

 
Feb 27, 2006

I felt challenged by this recipe. I generally only go for those with overall 4 or 5-star ratings, but it didn't seem too much to lose if this one didn't work out. Given the previous review, I increased the amount of buttermilk to 1.75 cups and, accordingly, also increased the cracklin' to 1.5 cups. This was tasty! My husband is from the south and grew up on cracklin' bread; he liked it a lot. We all agree that some jalapeno next time will make this perfect!

 

4 Ratings

Jan 21, 2004

Not so good. The batter was so dry that I had to add extra buttermilk to stir it enough to pour it into a pan. As expected, once it was baked it was very, very dry. I didn't like this one at all. Still searching for a good cracklin cornbread recipe...

 
Aug 14, 2011

What an amazing recipe...I did have to use bacon, I had no luck finding Cracklin's in PA...but I fried thick cut, diced bacon until crispy, and I added in some scallions and shredded cheddar cheese! This went perfect with my Cajun Jambalaya!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 206 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 22.4 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 34 mg
  • 11%
  • Fat
  • 8.5 g
  • 13%
  • Fiber
  • 0.9 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 9.5 g
  • 19%
  • Sodium
  • 662 mg
  • 26%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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