Skillet Cornbread

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Are you looking for good healthy homemade recipes for quick breads that don't take long to prepare and ensure you know what ingredients your family is eating? This homemade cornbread is a quick and easy cornbread recipe made from scratch and the smell as this cornbread is cooking is going to bring everyone into the kitchen waiting in anticipation for a slice! This bread is at its best served warm from the oven with a nice dollop of butter. Cornbread is also fabulous served as a snack, served with soup, or as part of a larger meal such as chile. Cornbread recipes are simple to make and use a few basic ingredients. You can always switch the milk for a non-dairy choice and substitute oil for butter. The use of a well seasoned cast iron pan for baking ensures the bread won't be sticking to the surface, plus what a fun presentation when you place the entire cast iron from oven to table! Cornbread is a healthy comfort food that you can feel good about serving to your family. It looks so old-fashioned and the cast iron will keep it warm for quite awhile.

Skillet Cornbread


Makes One 8-9" skillet

Serves 6

1 cup cornmeal

1 cup all purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup milk

1 egg

1/4 cup melted butter


Preheat oven to 425F.

Grease a large skillet with butter.

In a large bowl mix together cornmeal, flour, baking powder, and salt.

Whisk dry ingredients together.

Measure out 1 cup of milk.

Add 1/4 cup melted butter.

Break and egg into small bowl, then add it to milk and use fork to combine.

Whisk wet and dry ingredients together.

Pour batter into skillet.

Place in center rack of oven.

Bake for 20 minutes and test with a toothpick to make sure it comes out clean.

Let cornbread cool slightly before slicing.

Serve with butter.

Nutrition Facts for: Skillet Cornbread From Grandmother's Kitchen

Ingredients: Cornmeal, all purpose flour, baking powder, salt, milk, egg, butter.

* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 6 servings. * Per Serving: Calories 249, Calories from Fat 92, Total Fat 10.2g 16%, Saturated Fat 5.7g 29%, Cholesterol 51mg 17%, Sodium 286mg 12%, Potassium 200mg 6%, Carbohydrates 34.0g 11%, Dietary Fiber 2.1g 8%, Sugars 2.1g, Protein 6.1g, Vitamin A 6%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 9%, Iron 11%

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