Cornbread, Simply Basic

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Fauve

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.

Top Review by cmacooks

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.

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.

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