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southern plantation cornbread

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Kelly Lollman
Madison, NY

This recipe is NOT for those who count calories. It is a decadent, tasty recipe that I love and love to share. I don't usually make it with the ham, but it is part of the original recipe, so I have included it.

(1 rating)
yield 12 -15
prep time 20 Min
cook time 50 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For southern plantation cornbread

  • 1 c
    butter, melted and divided
  • 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 2 c
    half and half
  • 1 c
    heavy whipping cream
  • 4 slice
    american cheese
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 2 pkg
    (8 1/2 oz each) corn muffin mix
  • 1 1/2 c
    diced ham

How To Make southern plantation cornbread

  • 1
    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    In a saucepan, combine the flour, half-and-half cream and 1/2 cup butter until smooth; heat over medium high heat, stirring occasionally until slightly thickened. Stir in cheese until thoroughly melted.
  • 3
    Add the sour cream to help cool the mixture, then add the whipping cream and beaten egg until blended. Add remaining melted butter; fold in corn muffin mix until well blended, then add the diced ham and mix until evenly distributed.
  • 4
    Spread into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake at 350° for 50-60 minutes or until set. (Do not overbake! This bread is very moist.)

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