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Skillet Cornbread


This is Yankee Style cornbread, sweet with slathered butter and honey. Who needs cornbread mix when you have this incredible recipe?

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  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup softened butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 1/4 cup cornmeal
  • 1 1/3 cup milk (I used skim milk)


Servings 10
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 30mins
Adapted from


Step 1

Preheat oven to 400°F. Lightly grease 10 1/2-inch cast-iron skillet and place in oven while it is preheating.

In a large bowl, cream together sugar, butter, salt, & vanilla.

Stir in eggs and mix well.

In a separate medium bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, & cornmeal.

Alternately stir flour mixture & milk into egg mixture and beat until well-blended.

Bake in preheated cast-iron skillet for 20 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

Serve warm with butter & honey.

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