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5 from 1 vote

Skillet Cornbread

Skillet cornbread is the perfect combination of crispy and soft, sweet and savory. It’s easy to make from scratch and the ideal pairing with chili or your favorite Southern foods!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time27 minutes
Total Time32 minutes
Course: Bread
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cornbread, skillet cornbread
Calories: 2239kcal


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • ½ tsp baking soda


  • Preheat the oven to 425F.
  • In a mixing bowl, add the flour, cornmeal, salt, and baking powder and stir to combine.
  • In a small bowl, add the buttermilk, milk, and eggs and whisk to combine. Add the baking soda, stirring to combine, and add it to the dry ingredients. Stir with a wooden spoon or spatula to thoroughly combine. Melt ½ the butter and slowly add it to the batter, stirring until just mixed.
  • Place a cast iron skillet over medium heat and add the remaining butter. When hot, carefully pour the batter into the hot skillet. Smooth with a spatula.
  • Let cook for 2 minutes and then transfer the pan to the preheated oven. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.


Calories: 2239kcal | Carbohydrates: 235g | Protein: 52g | Fat: 123g | Saturated Fat: 70g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 10g | Monounsaturated Fat: 33g | Trans Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 612mg | Sodium: 3328mg | Potassium: 2514mg | Fiber: 19g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 3905IU | Calcium: 1052mg | Iron: 13mg