Skillet Cornbread

The Twist: It's a dead ringer for the cast-iron classic--minus the traditional skilletful of bacon drippings.



Makes 8 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Other: 40 Minutes


2 teaspoons canola oil
1 3/4 cups self-rising white cornmeal mix
2 cups nonfat buttermilk
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 large egg, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1 tablespoon sugar


Preheat oven to 425°. Coat bottom and sides of a 10-inch cast-iron skillet with canola oil; heat in oven 5 minutes. Meanwhile, whisk together cornmeal mix, buttermilk, flour, egg, melted butter, and sugar. Pour batter into hot skillet. Bake 25 to 30 minutes until golden.