Southern Fried Cornbread

Kathy Sandoz


If this ain't country, I'll kiss your arse!


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20 Min
10 Min
Pan Fry


  • 2 1/4 c
    self rising cornmeal (see note at bottom)
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 c
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 1-2
    green onion, chopped thin
  • 1/4 c
    onion, grated
  • ·
    oil for frying

How to Make Southern Fried Cornbread


  1. Mix all dry ingredient together in a small bowl. Mix buttermilk and beaten egg together in another bowl. Mix with fry ingredients until all is mix in. Fold in onions and green onions.
  2. Heat skillet to Med-high. Add about 1/4" of oil into the pan. Let it heat for about 1 minute.
  3. Drop by small cookie scoops to hot oil and press down on top slightly with fingers (careful not to touch oil).
  4. Fry for 2-3 minutes on each side. If it browns too quickly, reduce heat. As oil is used up' add more.
  5. This recipe makes a LOT! 2-3 dozen, depending on how big your scoops are.
  6. ~NOTE~
    If you don't have self-rising cornmeal, here's a quick recipe for it:
    3/4 c. white or yellow cornmeal
    3 tbsp flour
    1 tbsp baking powder
    1/2 tsp salt
    Mix together and store in airtight container.

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About Southern Fried Cornbread

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Southern

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