Sweet Iron Skillet Cornbread

Skillet Sweet Buttermilk Cornbread

Recipe for Skillet Sweet Buttermilk Cornbread, soft slightly sweet southern style cornbread. This take on an old classic includes honey to give it just the right amount of sweetness. Still had a crumble, but more moist and light than the original.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 slices
Calories 166 kcal


  • 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups yellow cornmeal
  • 1 3/4 cups buttermilk
  • 2 Tbsp organic sugar
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp honey
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 4 Tbsp unsalted butter


  1. Preheat oven to 425 F. Place butter in 9 inch cast iron skillet and set in oven until melted.
  2. Remove skillet and set aside.
  3. Sift and combine all dry ingredients into a mixing bowl.
  4. Whisk together buttermilk, honey and egg, then add to dry mixture.
  5. Pour ingredients into buttered skillet.
  6. Bake for 20 min or until toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Cool for 10 min.

Recipe Notes

Serve warm with butter, honey, or molasses!!