Southern Bread Recipes

Looking for Southern bread recipes? Allrecipes has more than 50 recipes for cornbread, biscuits, and hush puppies recipes complete with ratings, reviews and cooking tips.

Staff Picks

Kentucky Biscuits

Rating: 4.64 stars
This is a great recipe, different than the usual biscuit. Serve piping hot with butter, jam, or honey.

Olde Tavern Spoon Bread

Rating: 4.43 stars
Good ol' Southern style spoon bread made with a cornmeal mush which adds extra moistness.

Vicki's Hush Puppies

Rating: 4.31 stars
Hush puppies are a good side for seafood.

Delicious Southern Cornbread

Rating: 4.12 stars
Nothing is easier and tastes better with eggs and country ham than good Southern cornbread. If you can find sorghum molasses, use it instead of the honey in this recipe.

Teena's Overnight Southern Buttermilk Biscuits

Rating: 4.59 stars
I'm a Southern girl and these are the ultimate buttermilk biscuits. They're easy to make and, the best part is, you put the dough in the fridge the night before to let them rise extra high!

South Georgia Biscuits

Rating: 4.45 stars
These are traditional hand-formed South Georgia biscuits as made by my family for generations. Unlike most recipes, these biscuits are formed entirely by hand, not rolled and cut. Once you master the technique, you can make them very quickly and will find the texture and appearance to be much better than rolled biscuits.

Cheese Corn Spoon Bread

Rating: 4.62 stars
Although isn't a traditional Thanksgiving dish, our family has been enjoying it for years.

Southern Corn Pone Bread

Rating: 4 stars
A bona fide Southern tradition! Authentic Southern corn pone is never sweet, and is baked in a cast iron skillet. Just like Grandma used to make!

Real Southern Cornbread

Rating: 4 stars
This is the real stuff! Find your cast iron skillet and whip up a batch of cornbread tonight!

Southern Butter Rolls

Rating: 4.32 stars
Light yeast rolls.

Chef John's Buttermilk Biscuits

Rating: 4.66 stars
This deceptively simple recipe can come out a million different ways with some very minor variations on the ingredients and amounts. This one's my favorite - flaky, but not dry; chewy, but not tough; crisp in just the right spots.

Grandmother's Buttermilk Cornbread

Rating: 4.81 stars
This is my grandmother's cornbread recipe and it's the best - sweet and moist!

Inspiration and Ideas

Sweet Dinner Rolls

"Delicious, especially eaten right from the oven. I used White Lily bread flour, which made a huge positive difference." – pixieflwr

Greg's Southern Biscuits

"Just wonderful! My grandmother would approve of this recipe. =) My daughter has not stopped asking for them!" – leneta

Easy Southern Biscuits

Rating: 4.21 stars

These are the easiest biscuits to make in the world. Sweet and fluffy.