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Texas Cornbread Sticks

Prep time 10 mins
Bake time 18 mins
Yield Makes 16 sticks

Ingredients

  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 1/4 cups buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients; make a well in center. Stir together buttermilk, butter, and egg. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moistened.

  2. Heat cast-iron cornstick pans in a 450° oven 5 minutes or until hot. Remove pans from oven, and brush lightly with oil. Spoon batter evenly into hot pans.

  3. Bake at 450° for 18 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pans immediately; cool slightly on wire racks.