Recipe by threeovens

This recipe appeared in "The Boston Globe" and is by Julia Shanks. She adapted it from "Princess Pamela's Soul Food Cookbook" and a recipe from Blue Moon Cafe in Boston.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F; grease a 12-inch cast iron skillet with oil.
  2. Place skillet in oven until sizzling, about 5 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a bowl, combine eggs, vanilla, and buttermilk.
  4. In a large bowl, combine the cornmeal, flour, baking powder, salt and sugar; make a well in the center of the dry ingredients.
  5. Pour in the egg mixture and combine with a few rapid strokes; fold in melted butter.
  6. Pour batter into sizzling pan and bake until the top feels firm when pressed, about 20 minutes.
  7. Serve in wedges.

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