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Fluffy and Golden, this Skillet Cornbread is a cinch to make, and is a fantastic side for any meal!
It’s the simple things in life, right? I love the smell of fresh, homemade food coming from my kitchen. So does my family! I can draw them out of their rooms, away from electronics, and out of the pool with just a whiff of some homemade bread.
This recipe for Fluffy Golden Skillet Cornbread is likely one of THE easiest things to make.Love Skillet Cornbread? Tweet it!
How to make cornbread:
- Grease a cast iron pan with butter, and preheat the oven.
- Combine the flour, cornmeal, sugar, salt and baking powder in one bowl.
- Whisk together the egg, milk, and oil in another bowl.
- Add the two mixtures together and mix until just combined (mixture will be lumpy)
- Add batter to the greased skillet, and bake.
I make this about a million times a year. It’s great for pretty much everything, and since it’s quick and easy – you can make it when you have an unexpected extra guest at the table.
Kylee’s note about this Skillet Cornbread:
Don’t overmix the batter. It should be lumpy/craggy – not smooth. Why? Because overmixing will make your final product less tender and fluffy. You want it to be light and fluffy.
Ingredients in Cornbread:
- baking powder
- vegetable oil
Super simple, right?
What can you add to this/how to modify?
Anything you like!
- Cooked chorizo, bacon, cheddar cheese, jalapenos, fresh corn kernels – anything!
- You can switch out the milk for buttermilk, or do a combination of milk and sour cream.
What shall I make with it?
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Fluffy Golden Skillet Cornbread
- Preheat oven to 400F and lightly grease an 8 inch cast iron skillet with butter.
- In a large bowl, combine flour, cornmeal, sugar, salt and baking powder.
- In another bowl blend the egg, milk and vegetable oil until well combined.
- Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
- Pour batter into skillet.
- Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until golden brown, and a toothpick comes out clean.
- Remove skillet from oven, and cool slightly before serving.