Cast Iron Skillet Cornbread

Cast Iron Skillet Cornbread Recipe

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Penny Burdge


When I'm not in the mood for the sweet cornbread I usually make, this is another favorite. It's made in a cast iron skillet so it comes out with a delicious crust all around.


★★★★★ 2 votes

15 Min
25 Min


  • 2 Tbsp

  • 2 c
    yellow cornmeal
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder

  • 1 large
  • 1 3/4 c
  • 2 Tbsp

How to Make Cast Iron Skillet Cornbread


  1. Heat the oven to 400?F. Put the Crisco into a 12" cast iron skillet and put it in the oven to melt the Crisco.
  2. Whisk together the cornmeal, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. Beat together the egg, buttermilk and honey.
  4. Gently stir the liquid ingredients into the dry mixture. Mix well, but don't over-beat. Add the melted Crisco from the skillet and stir in.
  5. Pour the batter into the hot skillet and bake about 25 minutes until golden and it passes the toothpick test.

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Course/Dish: Other Breads

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