Buttermilk adds a creamy, slightly sweet flavor to this cornbread that's delicious on it's own or when tossed with garlic, herbs, and more to make our favorite Cornbread Dressing.



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  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Butter an 8-inchsquare baking pan, and set aside. Whisktogether cornmeal, salt, sugar, and bakingpowder in a medium bowl.

  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, buttermilk, and melted butter. Add this mixture to cornmeal mixture, and stir until well combined.

  • Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake until golden and a cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean, about 25 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool slightly before removing from pan.