Cathy Justice is the new First Lady of West Virginia, wife of Governor Jim Justice. Governor Justice recently made news when he declared himself a newly-minted Republican when at a rally with President Donald Trump.
Mrs. Justice’s cornbread is served at the Prime 44 West steakhouse at the Greenbrier Resort.
This is a family recipe, as well as Cathy’s blue ribbon award winning entry
at the West Virginia State Fair.
1 cup yellow cornmeal
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/16 teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk
1 egg, slightly beaten
1/4 cup canola oil
Preheat oven to 425°.
Oil an 8×8 pan.
Mix all dry ingredients. Add liquids. Stir just to mix.
Bake 30 minutes until golden brown.
Footnote from Cathy Justice:
“Please use your judgment about sugar & oil. It’s better sweet than not!
I’ve made this for a long time and don’t do exact measurements! This should be close.”