Country Ham Hot-Water Cornbread
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This cornbread screams comfort food in every last bite... and, believe us, it's so yummy, you'll want to finish every last bite.
What You'll Need
- 2 cups white cornmeal
- 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1/4 cup half-and-half
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 3/4 to 1-1/4 cups boiling water (see Note)
- 1 1/2 cups finely chopped cooked country ham
- Vegetable oil
- Softened butter
What to Do
Combine first 4 ingredients in a bowl; stir in half-and-half and 1 tablespoon oil. Gradually add boiling water, stirring until batter is consistency of oatmeal. After adding boiling water, stir in 1-1/2 cups finely chopped cooked country ham.
Pour oil into a large heavy skillet to a depth of 1/2-inch; place over medium-high heat. Scoop batter into a 1/4-cup measure; drop into hot oil, and fry in batches 3 minutes on each side or until golden. Drain on paper towels. Serve with softened butter.
The amount of boiling water needed varies depending on the type of cornmeal used. Stone-ground (coarsely ground) cornmeal requires more liquid.
Nutritional InformationShow More
Servings Per Recipe: 1
- Calories 1,737
- Calories from Fat 335
- Total Fat 37g 57 %
- Saturated Fat 8.1g 41 %
- Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
- Protein 74g 148 %
- Cholesterol 143mg 48 %
- Sodium 4,630mg 193 %
- Total Carbohydrates 267g 89 %
- Dietary Fiber 21g 85 %
- Sugars 8.3g 0 %
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