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Sweet Skillet Cornbread

By: Bella Bucchiotti
A delicious sweet skillet cornbread, perfect as a side for chili or a tasty snack. With honey, butter, and cornmeal, it's a real treat!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 8


  • 2 eggs
  • ¾ Cup milk
  • ¼ Cup canola oil, or vegetable oil
  • ¼ Cup honey
  • 3 Tablespoons butter, salted, melted
  • 1 ¼ Cup all purpose flour
  • 1 Cup cornmeal
  • Cup sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 Teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 Tablespoon butter


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • In a mixing bowl combine the egg, milk, oil, honey and melted butter. Mix well.
  • Sift the flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, cornstarch, and salt into the wet ingredients. Mix until just combined, and set aside.
  • Place your cast iron pan into the preheated oven for about 3 minutes. Then take it out and put 1 tablespoon of butter in the center of the pan, as it melts carefully move the pan around so that the butter coats the bottom of the pan.
  • Pour the cornbread batter into the buttered pan and place in the oven. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until the center is set.
  • Remove from the oven. Serve either warm or at room temperature.


Calories: 310kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.03g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 484mg | Potassium: 151mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 109IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 136mg | Iron: 2mg
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