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Skillet Cornbread Recipe

Sweet buttermilk Skillet Cornbread Recipe makes soft slightly sweetened with honey southern style cornbread.
Course Bread, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 slices
Calories 166kcal


  • 4 Tbsp Unsalted Butter cut into slices
  • 1 1/4 cups (156 grams) All Purpose Flour
  • 1 1/4 cups (188 grams) Yellow Cornmeal
  • 2 Tbsp Granulated Sugar
  • 1 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 3/4 cups (420 grams) Buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp Honey
  • 1 Large Egg


  • Sift and combine all dry ingredients into a mixing bowl. Set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 425 F (220 C). Place butter slices into a 9 inch cast iron skillet and set in oven until melted.
  • Meanwhile in a separate bowl hand whisk together buttermilk, honey and egg, then add to dry mixture. Whisk until combined.
  • Remove skillet from oven, swirl butter to coat bottom.
  • Pour cornbread batter into buttered skillet.
  • Bake on middle rack for 20 min or until toothpick comes out clean. Let cornbread get a slight golden crust around edges and on top.
  • Cool for 10 min. Slice and serve!


Serve warm with butter, honey, or molasses!!


Calories: 166kcal