Mom's Hot water cornbread

Mom's Hot Water Cornbread

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saunja harris


I don't really have a story but my mom loved to make these to eat with Fried chicken and cabbage. I think they go great with just about anything.


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4 servings
5 Min
5 Min


  • 1 c
    self-rising buttermilk corn meal
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 large
  • 3/4 c
  • 2/3 c
    vegetable oil divided

How to Make Mom's Hot water cornbread


  1. Combine the cornmeal,flour and sugar in a large bowl
  2. In a medium bowl, beat eggs. Beat in milk and 1/3c of the vegetable oil.
  3. Create a well in the dry ingredients and mix in the liquid mixture stirring until combined but not too smooth.
  4. Heat 2tbs of oil in a large skillet(cast iron if you have one)over medium-high heat.Scoop out large spoonfuls of your batter and place in the skillet. Flatten the batter into 3-inch circles like making a pancake. Fry each side 1-2 minutes each side. Keep adding oil as needed to fry the remaining batter. Drain and enjoy!

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About Mom's Hot water cornbread

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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