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Southern-Style Hot Water Cornbread

Rated as 3.25 out of 5 Stars

"Delicious with greens and beans and other soul food. Serve with honey butter or maple syrup for a down-home treat."
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9 m servings 237 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Mix yellow cornmeal, buttermilk, flour, egg, and salt together in a large bowl.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Drop spoonfuls of cornmeal mixture into hot oil; cook until browned and crisp, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Drain on paper towels.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 237 calories; 12.1 g fat; 27 g carbohydrates; 4.9 g protein; 47 mg cholesterol; 464 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I had never made cornbread this way but it turned out great. Maybe a little dense but maybe that is how it is supposed to be? I'm not a fan of cornbread so I only had a few nibbles but my husban...

This is not hot water cornbread. Where's the hot water?

These turned out really well. Same great Southern Cornbread taste that I’m accustomed to but in a smaller portion for my wife and I instead of making my normal whole skillet Cornbread and having...

It didn't taste bad just more like a hush puppy. Nothing like good old fashion hot water cornbread but it was ok. Not anything I would probably cook again.