Fried Hot Water Cornbread

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 5 mins

Quick top of stove cornbread that is good with soups, stews, beans, peas, etc. My daddy used to make it when he would make his corned beef hash soup or red beans and rice.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix cornmeal and flour in mixing bowl.
  2. Pour in boiling water (may need to add a little more to make mixture stick together.
  3. Stir well.
  4. Let cool for a few minutes.
  5. Preheat iron skillet or griddle and add enough oil to cover bottom of skillet.
  6. Spoon about 1/4 cup into hot skillet.
  7. Brown on both sides.
  8. Drain on paper towel and serve while still hot.
Most Helpful

This makes it so easy for me.I do not use a stove or oven.I have electric pans and pots .Now I can enjoy corn muffins with my soups anytime. Thank you for posting this

School cooker March 02, 2009

This is the easiest cornbread to make. Nojavascript:postComment();t only that but it's the best I've tasted. I didn't expect much and boy was I surprised. This is going to be my go to cornbread recipe from now on! Thanks for posting!

Lesley Anne July 29, 2012

I grew up on this! good stuff! Be sure to add seasoning to taste.

labsrus6 March 01, 2009