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Southern-Style Hot Water Cornbread

Rated as 4.2 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
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 27 4.9 47 464 Full nutrition

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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.

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...

My mother used to make HOT WATER CORNBREAD with Greens, beans. Steak, Chicken Ect.

I failed to say i cooked the bread on a power smokeless grill with a teaspoon of olive oil on the griddle.

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...