By Lea Brink
Enjoy with tasty cream cheese.
You will need:
2 beaten eggs
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup flour
1 cup mealie meal
2 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon castor sugar
½ cup grated cheese
1 cup finely chopped dried figs
1 cup finely chopped bacon strips
Preheat the oven to 200ºC.
Grease a bread pan with butter or Spray and Cook.
Combine the eggs and buttermilk in a mixing bowl and beat well. Set aside.
Combine the flour, mealie meal, baking powder, salt and castor sugar in a second mixing bowl.
Add the egg mixture to the dry ingredients and stir well.
Add the cheese, figs and bacon to the batter and mix well.
Pour the batter into the bread pan.
Bake in the oven for 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean and the bread is golden brown.
Turn out the bread upside down and leave to cool.
Cut into slices when serving.