Grandmother’s Buttermilk Cornbread

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 40 mins Total: 55 mins Servings: 9

“This is my grandmother’s cornbread recipe and it’s the best – sweet and moist!”


1/2 cup butter

2/3 cup white sugar

2 eggs

1 cup buttermilk

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1 cup cornmeal

1 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon salt


Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8 inch square pan.

Melt butter in large skillet. Remove from heat and stir in sugar. Quickly add eggs and beat until well blended. Combine buttermilk with baking soda and stir into mixture in pan.

Stir in cornmeal, flour, and salt until well blended and few lumps remain. Pour batter into the prepared pan.

Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 284.3 calories; protein 4.8g 10% DV; carbohydrates 39.1g 13% DV; fat 12.2g 19% DV; cholesterol 59mg 20% DV; sodium 317.8mg 13% DV.