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southern style cornbread

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Cathy Nunn
Weslaco, TX

This is one of those comfort foods a true southerner can't do without! So easy to make... This works best if you can bake it in an iron skillet... a 10" or 12" skllet will work.

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For southern style cornbread

  • 1 1/3 c
    corn meal (stone ground works best)
  • 2/3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
    buttermilk (or use milk w/2 tbsbs vinegar to clabber it)
  • 2 lg
    eggs (ex-lg or jumbo eggs are better)
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 2 to 3 Tbsp

How To Make southern style cornbread

  • 1
    Using your hands, rub the shortening all over the inside of the iron skillet or pan you will use. Grease it well. Mix ingredients until just blended and pour into the prepared skillet or pan. Bake at 450 degrees until brown & crusty on top, about 30 minutes.
  • 2
    Let set on top of the stove to cool about 20 minutes before serving. Serve with sweet creamery butter..... YUM!

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