Skillet Cornbread

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by LMillerRN

2000 Recipe Hall of Fame, Southern Living.

Top Review by perennialtiles

Awesome cornbread, and super easy. I soured skim milk for the buttermilk. I was worried that the batter was way too thin, but it worked perfectly.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Coat bottom and sides of a 10-inch cast-iron skillet with bacon drippings; heat in a 450° oven for 10 minutes.
  2. Whisk together buttermilk and egg. Add cornmeal, stirring well.
  3. Stir in baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Pour batter into hot skillet.
  4. Bake at 450° for 15 minutes. Serve with butter.

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