Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 18 mins

A variation on making cornbread, Prepare it at the last minute, so you can serve it piping hot.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a bowl; stir in half and half and 1 tablespoon oil. Gradually add boiling water, stirring until batter is the consistency of grits.
  2. Pour oil to a depth of 1/2 inch into a large heavy skillet (cast iron), place over medium high heat. Scoop batter into a 1/4 cup measure;drop into hot oil, and fry in bathches 3 minutes on each side or until golden. Drain well on paper towels. Serve immediately with softened butter.


Most Helpful

I have never liked hot water cornbread. It was always missing something to me! Well I found it! It was so delicious, we were burning our mouths trying to eat it! Perfect blend of creaminess with the half and half.

KNM5683 January 05, 2009

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