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buttermilk cornbread

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Gaylynn Y Cooper
Richton, MS

Buttermilk cornbread is such a nice compliment with field peas and greens, pan fried cured ham and baked sweet potatoes, or with a big glass of cold milk before bedtime!

(1 rating)
yield 3 -4 generously
prep time 5 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For buttermilk cornbread

  • 1
    scant cup of cornmeal (self rising or plain, if plain add 1 t. baking powder, and 1/2 t. salt)
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/4 c
  • 1
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    cooking oil

How To Make buttermilk cornbread

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Add 2 T. vegetable oil to 7-8 inch skillet and heat on top of stove on medium heat.
  • 2
    Mix all ingredients together in medium mixing bowl, pour into hot skillet, (you want it to sizzle when you drop in a little of the batter) then place in pre-heated oven.
  • 3
    Bake until golden brown, for approx. 20 minutes. Broil if necessary to brown top for 1-2 minutes. Watch so it doesn't scorch.
  • 4
    Take out of oven, and slice like a pie. Serve hot, with butter if desired.

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