Southern Skillet Cornbread
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Southern Skillet Cornbread

Buttermilk cornbread served from the skillet it is baked in is a special bread that is part of soul food tradition.

9
servings
15 min
PREP TIME
30 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

1 cup all-purpose flour

1 cup white or yellow cornmeal

1 tablespoon sugar

2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 cup buttermilk  

1/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted

2 large Land O Lakes® Eggs, beaten

1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter

 

 *Substitute 1 tablespoon vinegar or lemon juice and enough milk to equal 1 cup. Let stand 5 minutes.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 400°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in bowl. Stir in buttermilk, 1/3 cup melted butter and eggs just until mixture is moistened.

  3. STEP 3

    Melt 1 tablespoon butter in heavy cast iron or oven-proof 10-inch skillet. Pour batter immediately into pan. Bake 15-20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Serve warm.

Tip #1

If you do not have a cast iron skillet or oven-proof skillet, use an 8- or 9-inch baking pan.

Nutrition

210Calories
10Fat (mg)
70Cholesterol (mg)
400Sodium (mg)
26Carbohydrates (g)
2Dietary Fiber
5Protein (g)

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  April 16, 2018

Delicious, just like my mom's -- crumbly but moist.

— says Michelle
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  April 04, 2018

This is almost the same as my Grandmother's except the sugar, Southern Cornbread never has sugar. prt

— says Paul
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Cornbread Ingredients 1 cup flour 1 cup corn meal 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda 1 egg enough buttermilk to make it mixable 1 teaspoon salt Instructions Preheat oven to 425°F. Combine dry ingredients; add beaten egg and buttermilk, mixing well. Pour into greased, heated cast iron skillet. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until lightly browned. From: Granny Lee

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  December 12, 2017

Great recipe however used a bit more butter in batter and it made it amazing

— says Dina
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  November 14, 2017

You can’t go wrong with BUTTER

— says I love butter
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  October 17, 2017

Simple ingredients, quick to mix up, tasty. Will be a go to cornbread recipe in the future.

— says Randall
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