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Skillet Cornbread

This skillet cornbread is the ultimate comfort food. It has the perfect cornbread texture with beautifully crispy edges. One bite and you'll be hooked on this sweet, golden goodness.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time1 hour
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Skillet Cornbread
Servings: 12
Author: Susie Bulloch (heygrillhey.com)


  • 1 ¼ cup cornmeal
  • ¾ cup flour
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • cup whole milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 8 Tablespoons butter

Pink Peppercorn Butter

  • 8 Tablespoons softened butter
  • 1 Tablespoons pink peppercorns
  • 2-3 Tablespoons honey


  • Preheat your grill or oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Place a 12" cast iron skillet in your oven or on a grill to preheat.
  • In a large bowl, combine the cornmeal, flour, sugar, salt, and baking soda.
  • In a separate, smaller bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, milk, eggs, and 4 Tablespoons melted butter.
  • Pour the wet ingredients over the dry ingredients and stir lightly to combine. Do not over mix the batter.
  • Add 4 Tablespoons butter to your cast iron skillet and allow the butter to melt.
  • Pour batter into skillet over the melted butter.
  • Close your oven or grill and reduce the heat to 350 degrees F.
  • Cook for 40 minutes or until the toothpick inserted in the middle of the cornbread comes out clean and the cornbread is golden brown.


Calories: 202kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 478mg | Potassium: 108mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 315IU | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 1mg