Perfect Cornbread

1 cup stone ground corn meal (yellow or white)                          1 cup flour                                                                                              1 teaspoon salt                                                                                     2 teaspoons baking powder                                                              2 eggs (beaten)                                                                                     1/2 cup vegetable oil                                                                            2 tablespoons sugar (optional)                                                        1 cup milk

Preheat oven 400F degrees  

Mix all ingredients in a medium bowl until blended. Pour batter into a greased 13X8 glass baking dish. Place pan in oven and cook for 30-35 minutes until fully baked. Top of cornbread will be slightly brown and firm to the touch. (Can test with a toothpick)

Granny Ann

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