Easy Skillet Cornbread

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

Good and easy cornbread

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 425°F.
  2. Grease the inside of your 8-inch cast iron skillet and place it in the oven.
  3. In a medium or large bowl, beat your egg and add milk and oil.
  4. Stir in sugar, then cornmeal, just until moistened.
  5. The batter should be lumpy- do not overmix.
  6. Carefully remove your skillet from the oven and pour in the batter.
  7. Return to oven.
  8. Bake for 20-30 minutes.
  9. The top of your cornbread should be golden-brown and a toothpick inserted in the center will come out clean when the bread is done.
  10. Serve warm.


Most Helpful

Sorry, but this cornbread turned out extremely dense and dry. After reading other recipes, perhaps it's because there's no baking powder or soda? I don't know, but no one in my family liked this because it was so dry.

Chef AprilAllYear October 30, 2012

Tried this recipe for the first time tonight, and it was the best cornbread I've ever made. I put 1 1/2 tablespoons of shortening in the skillet, and got it hot enough that the batter sizzled when I poured it in. It made the crust good and crunchy! It was a hit!

lulu75 November 07, 2010

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