Spicy Southern Cornbread


Source: Bonnie Dunkel (1977)
Prep time: 15 minutesCooking time: 30 minutesTotal time: 45 minutes

Ingredients

3 c
self-rising corn meal
1⁄2 c
salad oil
1
onion, large (chopped)
3 T
sugar
1⁄2 c
jalapeno peppers (cooked and chopped; less if desired; they're hot)
1 1⁄2 c
mellow, yellow cheese (grated)
2 1⁄2 c
milk
3
eggs (beaten)
1⁄4 t
garlic powder (or to taste)
1 c
cream-style corn

Instructions

Combine all ingredients. Bake in well-greased 9 x 13-inch pan at 450° for 25 to 30 minutes. May add crisp bacon, chopped sweet pepper, stuffed and ripe olives, or bits of cooked meats and poultry.