Delicious Southern Cornbread

Delicious Southern Cornbread

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"Nothing is easier and tastes better with eggs and country ham than good Southern cornbread. If you can find sorghum molasses, use it instead of the honey in this recipe."

Ingredients

30 m servings 154 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 154 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 6.7 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.6g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 3.1 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 378 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). In an 8 inch cast iron skillet, heat vegetable oil over low heat.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together cornmeal, buttermilk, egg and honey. Carefully stir in the hot oil. Sprinkle skillet with remaining 1 tablespoon corn meal. Spoon mixture into skillet.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 22 minutes, or until firm. Serve hot.

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Okay, here's a revelation for everyone out there: not all southerners agree on the way cornbread should taste! Probably the only true constants are a pre-heated iron skillet, and I would say la...

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I am sorry, but I did not care for this. Of course I am from the south and we do not like sweet cornbread. I have also never had cornbread with eggs before, but that I am willing to try...

Okay, here's a revelation for everyone out there: not all southerners agree on the way cornbread should taste! Probably the only true constants are a pre-heated iron skillet, and I would say la...

This was really good and quick to make. I heated the oil in the skillet right in the oven while it pre-heated. Love the crust on the bread from the hot skillet. FYI: if you don't have self-risin...

Tried the sorghum molasses as the author suggested. Not only turned the cornbread dark, but gave it a most unusual flavor. Not of the usual cornbread lovers in my house cared for it. 4 whole s...

This is definitely a terrific cornbread recipe. It was a snap to make, and tasted wonderful. I usually add a bit more sugar to my batter, but that's personal taste. I couldn't find the molass...

This is excellent and if I could rate higher than 5 stars I would. I followed the ingredients exactly using honey and not molasses. I placed the oil in my cast iron 8" skillet and then preheat...

Awesome! I added a bit more honey -- tasted great!!

I doubled the recipe and used a 10-inch skillet and it turned out great!

I am sorry, but I did not care for this. Of course I am from the south and we do not like sweet cornbread. I have also never had cornbread with eggs before, but that I am willing to try...

Of all times for me to go on a low carb diet! My husband loved this recipe! Will make again. Instead of using oil and then mixing it in the batter, I did what my mom does. I take bacon grease (I...