Skillet Cornbread Southern Style

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 40 mins

Traditionally this is made in a cast iron skillet.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place shortening in a 10-inch skillet with ovenproof handle or 9-inch square baking pan.
  2. Place in oven.
  3. Heat to 425°.
  4. Skillet will be very hot and shortening will be melted.
  5. While skillet is heating, combine dry ingredients; add milk and egg, mixing well.
  6. Add melted shortening; mix well.
  7. Pour batter into HOT prepared skillet.
  8. BAKE 35 to 40 minutes OR until surface cracks and edges are deep golden brown and pull away from sides of pan.
  9. Serve warm.
  10. Traditionalists make this in a cast iron skillet with white corn meal.


Most Helpful

Just like my grandma use to make, and taught me how!

teresaeiler January 30, 2009

We thought it could use a bit more salt but it was excellent.

Nyteglori October 04, 2007

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