Sweet Southern Cornbread

This dessert-like Sweet Southern Cornbread is going to take your family by storm combining cornmeal, buttermilk, cheese, eggs, organic non-GMO verified corn, and spicy jalapeño peppers all baked in an old-fashioned cast iron skillet to perfection.

 

This dessert-like Sweet Southern Cornbread is going to take your family by storm combining cornmeal, buttermilk, cheese, eggs, organic non-GMO verified corn, and spicy jalapeño peppers

Sweet Southern Cornbread may cause a bit of an uproar in some Southern homes; the truth be told about us “Southerners” we make more than one cornbread: there’s the 0 sugar White Corn Bread that we enjoy with our soup beans, The Yellow Corn Pon that has 0 sugar and lastly a Sweet Yellow Corn Bread that can be eaten as a dessert almost – I hate to break to all of you ladies fighting among one another over “Who properly makes true Southern Corn Bread and who doesn’t.

I have been blessed with 2 moms, one is my Birth Mother and the other is my Adoptive Mother (yes, I was adopted when my mom passed away) I adore my adoptive mom she’s my best friend and my confidant. So if you don’t believe me, take her word along with 3 generations of her family in which are “Southerners” that are from Tennessee, Alabama, and Mississippi that all 3 ways are true methods of Southern Belles to make Corn Bread.

 

 

This dessert-like Sweet Southern Cornbread is going to take your family by storm combining cornmeal, buttermilk, cheese, eggs, organic non-GMO verified corn, and spicy jalapeño peppers all baked in an old-fashioned cast iron skillet to perfection.Being a Florida-based Southerner residing in Haines City, Florida I also put a bit of a spin on this dessert-like Southern deliciousness that you’re family and friends guaranteed to love and ask for your recipe time and time again.

 

 

 

Sweet Southern Cornbread
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 and 1/4 cups of buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup of melted unsalted butter
  • 2 and 1/4 cups of self-rising cornmeal
  • 1/4  cup of sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon of kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup of organic frozen corn, thawed
  • 1/4 of a cup sharp cheddar cheese grated
  • 2 jalapeño peppers diced
  • oil for the cast iron skillet
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Oil 10 inch cast iron skillet or bakeware of choice.
  3. Lightly beat whole egg and egg yolk in a glass mixing bowl; add buttermilk and unsalted melted butter. Stir in the self-rising yellow cornmeal, sugar, and kosher salt- mix well. Fold in thawed organic frozen corn, sharp cheddar cheese, and diced jalapeño peppers.
  4. Pour batter into a well-oiled cast iron skillet or bakeware of choice. Place in a preheated 400 degrees F oven bake at 400 degrees for about 20-25 minutes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

5 from 6 votes
This dessert-like Sweet Southern Cornbread is going to take your family by storm combining cornmeal, buttermilk, cheese, eggs, organic non-GMO verified corn, and spicy jalapeño peppers all baked in an old-fashioned cast iron skillet to perfection.
Sweet Southern Cornbread
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
28 mins
Total Time
38 mins
 

This dessert-like Sweet Southern Cornbread is going to take your family by storm combining cornmeal, buttermilk, cheese, eggs, organic non-GMO verified corn, and spicy jalapeño peppers all baked in an old-fashioned cast iron skillet to perfection.

Course: Bread
Cuisine: American, Southern
Keyword: Sweet Cornbread, Yellow Cornbread
Servings: 8 People
Author: hmccallum
Ingredients
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Egg Yolk Only
  • 1 1/4 cups Buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup Melted Unsalted Butter
  • 2 1/4 cups Self-Rising Cornmeal
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1/2 cup Organic Frozen Corn
  • 1/2 cup Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • 2 Jalapeno Peppers Diced
  • Oil for Cast Iron Skillet
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Oil 10 inch cast iron skillet or bakeware of choice.

  3. Lightly beat whole egg and egg yolk in a glass mixing bowl; add buttermilk and unsalted melted butter. Stir in the self-rising yellow cornmeal, sugar, and kosher salt- mix well. Fold in thawed organic frozen corn, sharp cheddar cheese, and diced jalapeño peppers.

  4. Pour batter into a well-oiled cast iron skillet or bakeware of choice. Place in a preheated 400 degrees F oven bake at 400 degrees for about 20-25 minutes.

 

 

 
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This dessert-like Sweet Southern Cornbread is going to take your family by storm combining cornmeal, buttermilk, cheese, eggs, organic non-GMO verified corn, and spicy jalapeño peppers all baked in an old-fashioned cast iron skillet to perfection.

 

 

 

 

 

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