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Emaw's Cornbread

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“This is my mother's cornbread recipe. She uses a cast iron skillet which produces a beautiful crust. This is not sweet cakelike cornbread but authentic Southern cornbread that we eat with a big pot of beans or peas and she uses it for her Cornbread Dressing which is also posted on this site.”
1hr 5mins
9 cups

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat 8 inch cast iron skillet in 400 degree oven with oil or drippings in it.
  2. Mix all ingredients in a medium bowl.
  3. When skillet is good and hot remove from oven and pour in cornbread.
  4. It should sizzle good.
  5. Cook at 400 for 45 minutes to an hour.
  6. Turn out on rack to cool.
  7. Bottom should have a lovely crust.

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