Skillet Cornbread Recipe

Step 1

COAT bottom and sides of a 10-inch cast-iron skillet with drippings. Heat in a 450 oven.

Step 2

STIR together egg and buttermilk. Add cornmeal, stirring well. Stir in baking powder, soda, and salt. Pour batter into hot skillet.

Step 3

BAKE at 450 for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.

NOTE:This recipe is adapted from Hoppin' John's Lowcountry cooking (by John Martin Taylor)

Things You'll Need

  • 2 teaspoons bacon drippings
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1-3/4 cups white cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt

About this Author

Amy Wickett an member who donated this recipe.