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Sweet Cornbread Recipe

Cast Iron Skillet Buttermilk Cornbread is a deliciously fluffy cornbread recipe! Add a little melted butter and it's sheer perfection!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Course: Appetizer, Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 180kcal
Author: Britney


  • 1 cup Buttermilk
  • ¼ cup Sour Cream
  • ¾ cup Unsalted Butter, melted (about 1 ½ sticks)
  • 2 tbsps Vegetable Oil
  • ¼ cup Brown Sugar
  • ¼ cup Sugar
  • 1 pack Instant Vanilla Pudding Mix
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ¼ cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 cup Cornmeal
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • ½ tsp Baking Soda
  • ½ tsp Salt


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, buttermilk, sour cream, melted butter, vegetable oil, brown sugar, and sugar. Whisk together until ingredients are combined. Add instant vanilla pudding mix and vanilla extract and continue to whisk together. Add one egg at a time and continue whisking.
  • In a separate bowl, combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Mix together. Add to wet ingredients.
  • Spray a cast iron skillet or 9 inch round baking pan with oil. Add batter and bake 35-40 minutes, until a tooth pick comes out clean.
  • Allow cornbread to cool for 5-10 minutes.



Calories: 180kcal