Libbies Skillet Corn Bread

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Dienia B.

Very old way to make cornbread. I made this. It had a nice crispy bottom because the oil was hot when I put it in pan. I used margarine instead of lard; it was okay. It is lighter than Southern cornbread; the batter is a lot looser than Southern corn bread but don't worry; it comes together great; it is a little moister and sweeter but tastes very good.

Top Review by Debbwl

Yes this is a very old fashion way of making cornbread with that nice old fashion flavor that comes from pouring the batter into the hot lard (bacon grease in our case). I made as written and liked that this recipe called for an 8-inch cast iron skillet. This is not an overly sweet bread and yes it was perfectly right at the 15 minute mark. Thanks for the post.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking soda and salt together.
  2. Add sour milk, sweet milk, and egg; stir until just combined.
  3. Put a tablespoon lard in a pan like cast iron skillet and let it get hot.
  4. Pour the mixture in the skillet.
  5. Cook for a minute on stove top.
  6. Bake at 425 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 mnutes.

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