Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 25 mins

Every good Southern cook knows how to make excellent cornbread. I'm posting this tried and true family recipe here for my 2 teenage girls, who I'm sure will one day be fantastic cooks.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place butter in a 10 inch cast-iron skillet.
  2. Heat in a 425 degree oven for 5 minutes, or until butter is melted.
  3. Remove from oven and tilt pan slightly to coat sides, all around.
  4. Combine cornmeal mix, flour, and sugar in a large bowl.
  5. Stir together buttermilk and eggs.
  6. Add to dry ingredients; stir until just moistened.
  7. Pour batter over the melted butter in skillet.
  8. Bake at 425 degrees for 25 minutes or until golden brown.


Most Helpful

Ya know? This reminds me of the cornbread I have made since I was 10. I have made "fancier" versions over the years, but my family always prefers the basic one.

cmacooks July 31, 2005

Fauve,This is an excellent basic cornbread recipe,very easy and turns out great each and every time you make it.Darlene

Darlene Summers February 04, 2005

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