Sweet Cornbread

Sweet Cornbread Baked in a Cast Iron Skillet

2 tablespoons butter

1 cup all-purpose flour

1 cup yellow cornmeal

2/3 cup white sugar

1 teaspoon salt

3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1 egg

1 cup milk

1/3 cup vegetable oil


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Place 2 T. butter in a #8 cast iron skillet and heat pan in oven while it comes to temperature. 


In a large bowl, combine flour, cornmeal, sugar, salt and baking powder. Stir in egg, milk and vegetable oil until well combined.


Remove skillet from oven and spread butter around.  Pour batter into the preheated skillet.  Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.



Recipe derived from bluegirl at allrecipes.com