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Skillet Cornbread. Quick, easy, delicious corn bread make in a skillet. Great side dish for almost any meal.
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5 from 2 votes

Skillet Cornbread

Easy, quick cornbread made in a skillet. A perfect side dish for almost any meal.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cornbread
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 224kcal


  • 1/4 cup corn oil plus 2 tsp
  • 2 cups self-rising stone ground corn meal
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk or use regular milk and substitute 1 1/2 tbsp milk for 1 1/2 tbsp white vinegar and let sit for 5 minutes


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • In a heat proof bowl, mix together corn meal, sugar, and egg.
  • Pour oil in a cast iron skillet (9" round) and place in pre-heated oven for 1 minute.
  • Pour oil into corn meal mixture and stir together well.
  • Use oil to coat entire inside of skillet. You can use a paper towel to spread the oil around that remains, or you may need to add 2 tsp more.
  • Pour corn meal mixture into skillet.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, or until top is golden and knife inserted into center of bread comes out clean.


Sodium: 45mg | Calcium: 47mg | Vitamin A: 85IU | Sugar: 7g | Fiber: 3g | Potassium: 195mg | Cholesterol: 20mg | Calories: 224kcal | Saturated Fat: 1g | Fat: 8g | Protein: 5g | Carbohydrates: 31g | Iron: 1.3mg