Spinach, Bacon and Cheddar Cornbread
- cup flour
- 1 cup cornmeal
- 1 cup milk
- 3 tsp baking powder
- 2 tbsp sugar
- 1/4 cup melted butter
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup bacon - cooked and extra crispy
- 1/4 cup spinach - cooked and well drained
- 1/2 cup Sharp White Cheddar Cheese - shredded
- Mix together the dry ingredients and separately mix the wet ingredients together.
- Make a well in the dry ingredients and quickly mix the wet ingredients with the dry.
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. If using a cast iron pan place in oven to preheat the pan.
- Lightly grease a cast iron skillet or 9-in cake pan
- If using a cast iron skillet heat skillet in the oven before adding the batter. If using a cake pan add batter and place in oven.
- Bake 20 to 25 minutes until golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
- Serve warm.
- Save leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 3 days in a tightly covered container. Reheat before serving.
Customize Your Cornbread - try these add-ins*** Replace Spinach, bacon, and cheese with any of the following ingredients. Sundried Tomato and Sausage – Mix in 1/4 cup sundried tomatoes (packed in oil), finely chopped, 1/4 cup cooked and crumbled sausage, and 1/4 cup grated Asiago. Cook an additional 5 minutes New Mexican Green Chile + Cheddar Cheese – Add 1/2 of a 4 ounce can of chopped green chiles and 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese. Jalapeno & Cojito Cheese – Add 1/4 cup minced and drained canned jalapeno peppers 1 cup of Cojito Cheese. Spinach, bacon & cheddar – Add 1/2 cup cooked, and drained spinach + 1 cup chopped, crispy bacon + 1/2 cup Sharp White Cheddar Cheese. Asiago Cheese & Garlic – Add 1 cup of Asiago cheese + 2 cloves, finely minced garlic. Rosemary Corn Bread – 1/4 cup fresh, chopped rosemary. Cranberry + Pumpkin seeds – Mix 1/4 cup chopped dried cranberries into batter + top batter with 1/2 cup of salted and shelled pumpkin seeds.
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