Southern Style Cornbread

Southern Style Cornbread

It is true! You can take the girl out of the South, but you can’t take the Southerner out of the girl!  I am a Texas girl, despite wearing ‘Melbourne Black’ and believing that proper tea is served hot.  I am reminded of this fact (my Southernness) time and time again especially when I set to baking traditional Southern comfort dishes such as cornbread.

There is something fabulously homey about the gritty texture of a good Southern cornbread!  Cornbread comes in many variations, but in the South, the good stuff is sure to contain a good dose of cornmeal/polenta, buttermilk and NO sugar.  After all this is a savory, not a dessert!

Southern Style CornbreadSouthern Style Cornbread Ingredients

  • 1C Cornmeal/Polenta
  • 1/3C Flour
  • 1/4tsp Baking Soda
  • 1tsp Baking Powder
  • 1tsp Salt
  • 1 Egg (beaten)
  • 1C Buttermilk
  • Preheat oven to 200C (400F)
  • Preheat skillet/baking dish in oven
  • Combine dry ingredients
  • Add egg and buttermilk; mix well
  • Pour mixture into greased skillet/baking dishGreased SkilletPouring Southern Style Cornbread Mixture into Skillet
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes – till set and lightly brownedSouthern Style Cornbread


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