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If you’ve ever lived in the south, you know we love our cornbread.

simple southern cornbread

Now, you might be tempted to buy yours from a store in one of those little boxes, but Don’t Do It.

It’s way too easy to make this simple southern cornbread, and your family and guests will love the delicious taste of homemade. Enjoy!

Simple southern cornbread

Most people don’t realize that making your own cornbread is super simple.

Typically, one goes to the grocery store and picks up a box of pre-made cornbread mix.

Don’t do this.

simple southern cornbread

It’s not nearly as good, trust me.

We like to enjoy our freshly baked cornbread with a bit of butter and honey on it. YUM!

homemade cornbread

With a few simple ingredients and just a few minutes of your time, you can have some delicious homemade cornbread that is sure to please a crowd.

What You Need To Make Simple Southern Cornbread:

  • Bacon drippings or oil
  • Self rising cornmeal mix
  • Buttermilk
  • Large eggs, lightly beaten
  • Baking soda
  • Sugar
  • Salt
simple southern cornbread

How to Make Simple Southern Cornbread:

Place drippings or oil in a cast iron skillet in a 400 degree oven.

Mix remaining ingredients and pour into the heated skillet.

Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.

simple southern cornbread

Pro Tip: Want to turn this simple southern cornbread into a spicy side? Add some spicy jalapeño sausage (no more than 3/4 cup) and top with cheddar cheese and sliced jalapeños.

Simple Southern Cornbread

Simple Southern Cornbread

If you’ve ever lived in the south, you know we love our cornbread. Now, you might be tempted to buy yours from a store in one of those little boxes, but Don’t Do It. It’s way too easy to make this simple southern cornbread, and your family and guests will love the delicious taste of homemade. Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup bacon drippings or oil
  • 2 cups self rising cornmeal mix
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Place drippings or oil in a cast iron skillet in a 400 degree oven.
  2. Mix remaining ingredients and pour into the heated skillet.
  3. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. Pro Tip: Want to turn this simple southern cornbread into a spicy side? Add some spicy jalapeño sausage (no more than 3/4 cup) and top with cheddar cheese and sliced jalapeños.

Eat up. Because this cornbread is delicious.

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