13 May, 2018
The ultimate side dish for any hearty Southern meal, cornbread is great slathered in butter or used for sopping up stews. This classic yet easy comfort food recipe comes together with savory irresistible bacon drippings, creamy buttermilk, white cornmeal, and a dash of salt. Like all great Southern breads, it comes from the oven in a steaming cast-iron skillet. Adapted from Hoppin John’s Lowcountry Cooking by John Martin Taylor, our go-to comfort corn bread recipe is timeless and well loved by our readers for its moist texture and just-sweet-enough taste.
Cornbread Crust Batter
How to Make It
Preheat oven to 425°. Heat a well-greased 10-inch cast-iron skillet in oven 5 minutes. Pour batter into hot skillet. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown.