Skillet Corn Bread

This corn bread recipe is so easy to make, only takes a few ingredients and is baked in a skillet making for a beautiful presentation!

skillet corn bread that is delicious and easy to make

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Corn meal is a staple dish in the south and is served most anywhere. Until we moved I had never really had any corn bread besides Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix – which I have to admit, I love! But there are so many ways to make corn bread. You can add in creamed corn, jalapeños, sour cream – the list goes on! Plus then there are so many ways to eat it – over chili, with chicken, with eggs, and more!

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skillet corn bread that is easy and delicious

I like this recipe because it lets me use my pretty Le Crueset cast iron skillet! And lets be honest, food always tastes better when it’s served on pretty dishwater! 😉

The corn bread comes out moist and fluffy!

skillet corn bread - moist and fluffy!

Serve it with warmed butter and enjoy!

Skillet Corn Bread
Recipe Type: Bread
Author: Stephanie – Gathered In The Kitchen
Cook time:
Total time:
  • 1 ¾ cups stone-ground yellow cornmeal
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  1. Place a well-seasoned 10-inch cast-iron skillet in the oven. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Place the cornmeal, sugar, and salt in a medium bowl. Sift in the baking powder and baking soda and mix together.
  3. Add the egg and buttermilk into the cornmeal mixture just until mixed.
  4. Five minutes after the oven reaches 450 degrees, remove the skillet from the oven, immediately add the butter, and stir carefully.
  5. Once the melted butter is sizzling and begins to brown, add the cornmeal batter into the hot skillet. Bake for 10-12 minutes.

I hope you enjoy this skillet corn bread as much as we do! Add it to your next holiday meal plan!

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skillet corn bread - easy, moist and fluffy!

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