This is a delicious recipe for cornbread, a perfect side dish for any Southern-inspired meal.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oven to 400 degrees. When hot, heat a 10-inch cast iron skillet in oven until very hot, 10 to 15 minutes.

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  • Combine cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl. Set aside. Combine all but about 1 teaspoon of the butter, buttermilk, and egg. Stir into the dry ingredients just until blended. Stir in chiles, if desired.

  • Remove skillet from oven to a trivet or hot pad. Using a pastry brush, quickly coat pan with the remaining teaspoon of melted butter.

  • Pour batter into pan, filling each triangle about 2/3 full. Bake until golden brown, 35 to 40 minutes. Cool on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Remove from pan, cool completely on rack.

Reviews (2)

7 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
11/23/2011
LOVE this recipe - made it exactly as it's written; one of the best cornbread dishes I've had in a long time and moist. After I mixed it together, it reminded me of my mom's recipe that is long gone. http://www.bonanza.com/booths/sheshefoofoocards
Rating: 1 stars
06/03/2011
Yuck!!, What a waste of materials and time. I always enjoy Martha's recipes but this one's gotta go!!! sorry!!!!(~_~;)