1 ½ cups flour
1 cup yellow corn meal
½ cup sugar
2 tsp baking powder
½ tsp baking soda
½ tsp salt
½ cup vegetable shortening
5 tbs plus 1 tsp powdered buttermilk
Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, soda, salt, shortening and powdered buttermilk into a food processor. Pulse until shortening is totally combined.
Layer corn meal and flour mixture into 1-qt jar. Pack ingredients down with a gravy ladle before adding the next layer.
Cover top of jar with fabric; attach gift tag with ribbon.
Gift tag should say:
Corn Bread Mix
You will need 1 1/3 cups water and 2 eggs to complete this recipe.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 8x8 baking pan with cooking spray.
Pour mix into large mixing bowl. Add water and eggs, stir until mixture forms stiff batter. (Batter will be lumpy).
Pour batter into baking pan, spread evenly and remove any air bubbles.
Bake for 20-30 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
Cool pan on wire rack for 10 minutes.
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