Southern Cornbread

Southern Cornbread

Serve this alongside your holiday meal or use as a base for cornbread stuffing. This pairs beautifully with soup or stew on a chilly fall evening, too!

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Southern Cornbread
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Southern Cornbread

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 282kcal
Author: Gluten Free & More


  • 1⅓ cups (160 g) gluten-free yellow or white cornmeal
  • 1⅓ cups (160 g) gluten-free all-purpose flour
  • teaspoons (6 g) baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon (2.5 g) baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon (3 g) kosher or fine sea salt
  • cups (355 mL) buttermilk or dairy-free substitute
  • cup (65 g) sugar
  • 3 large eggs , lightly beaten
  • 8 tablespoons (120 g) unsalted butter or dairy-free substitute, melted, divided


  • Place a 9- or 10-inch cast iron skillet in the oven and preheat the oven to 400ºF.
  • Combine the cornmeal, flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a mixing bowl. Whisk to combine.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, sugar, eggs, and 6 tablespoons melted butter. Add the wet ingredients to the dry and stir to combine.
  • Carefully remove the skillet from the oven, add 2 tablespoons butter to the pan, and swirl to coat. Pour in the batter, smooth the top, and bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Let cool in the pan for 10 minutes.


Nutrition Facts
Southern Cornbread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 282 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 77mg26%
Sodium 293mg12%
Potassium 135mg4%
Carbohydrates 36g12%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 411IU8%
Calcium 99mg10%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Southern Cornbread Recipe

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