Bacon and Cheese Cornbread

Bacon and Cheese Cornbread

½ cup cornmeal

1½ cups milk, divided

¼ cup milk

2 large eggs

¼ cup butter, hard

¼ tsp. salt

1 tbsp. baking powder

1 cup cheddar cheese, grated

5 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled

Heat oven to 350 degrees

Combine cornmeal and 1 ¼ cup milk in medium saucepan. Stir mixture over medium heat for 5 minutes until it thickens and dries; spoon the mixture into a large bowl.

Add ¼ cup milk and the remaining 6 ingredients. Mix until smooth. Grease a baking pan (8-in. x 8-in.) and pour in the cornmeal mixture.

Bake in heated oven for 45 minutes or until a wood pick comes out clean from center. Let set and cool for 10 to 15 minutes. Cut into 9 inch squares.

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