Homemade Organic Basic Cornbread Mix

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 5 cups organic yellow cornmeal
  • 6-1/2 cups organic unbleached flour
  • 1-1/4 cups organic cane sugar
  • 1/3 cup Homemade Baking Powder
  • 1 Tbsp. Real Salt
  • 1-1/4 cups [ 2-1/2 sticks] organic pasture butter

Here’s How I do it:

  1. In a very large mixing bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  2. Cut in butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Store in a covered air-tight container at room temperature for up to six weeks.  Freeze this mix If you intend to keep the mix longer than six weeks.

To make cornbread:

  • 2-1/2 cups Homemade Organic Cornbread Mix
  • 2 organic pasture eggs
  • 1 cup organic grass-fed whole milk
  1. Preheat the oven to 425° Fahrenheit.
  2. Stir the mix lightly and thoroughly before measuring.
  3. Measure 2-1/2 cups of mix:  Spoon the mix lightly into the measuring cup and level off evenly with the flat edge of a butter knife.
  4. Beat together eggs and milk; Add to premade mix.
  5. Beat everything together until smooth.
  6. Pour into a greased 9x9x2″ loaf pan.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes at 425° Fahrenheit.
  8. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Sour Cream Corn Muffins

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 1/4 cup [1/2 stick] organic pasture butter, softened
  • 3 Tbsp. organic cane sugar
  • 2 organic pasture eggs
  • 1/2 cup organic sour cream
  • 1/2 cup organic grass-fed whole milk
  • 1 cup organic unbleached white flour
    2/3 cup organic yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 tsp. Real Salt
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 425° Fahrenheit.
  2. Grease or place paper baking cups into 12 muffin pan cups; set aside.
  3. Combine softened butter and sugar in bowl; beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy.
  4. Add 1 egg at a time, beating well after each addition.
  5. Stir in sour cream and milk. Add all remaining ingredients; beat at low speed just until mixed. Do not over mix.
  6. Spoon batter into prepared muffin pan cups.
  7. Bake for 15-18 minutes, or until golden brown.
  8. Enjoy!

 

 

Homemade Organic Cajun Hushpuppies

This recipe was adapted from one of Justin Wilson’s recipes.  For some great tips on how to make hush puppies, visit Southern Living.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 1 cup organic cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup organic unbleached flour
  • 1 tsp. Homemade Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp. Real Salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. organic garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. organic onion powder
  • 1 tsp. Homemade Organic Cajun Dry Rub
  • 1 organic pasture egg, beaten
  • 3/4 cup organic buttermilk (organic whole milk can be substituted)
  • Lard, for frying

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Combine cornmeal, flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda, garlic powder, onion salt and Cajun dry rub together in a small mixing bowl.
  2. Mix the milk and egg together thoroughly.
  3. Pour the mixture into the dry ingredients.
  4. Stir until well blended and slightly lumpy.
  5. Drop the hushpuppies into the hot lard by the tablespoonful.
  6. Cook until they’re golden brown.
  7. Enjoy!