3 heaping T self rising corn meal
1 heaping T self rising flour
1 teaspoon bacon drippings
1 egg beaten
1/2 cup buttermilk
4 slices bacon or crackings (optional)
Heat bacon drippings in a 8 inch cast iron skillet at 450° for 5 minutes.
Stir together all ingredients in a bowl. Pour batter into hot skillet.
Bake at 450° for 20 minutes or until golden brown.
If you want bacon cornbread cook bacon until crisp or use pre cooked and chop coarsely. If you like cracklings you can use those instead no pre cooking needed.
Add bacon to mixture before pouring into the skillet.