Cast Iron Skillet Cornbread

Cast Iron Skillet Cornbread


  • 200g Cornmeal
  • 100g Plain Flour
  • 55g Caster Sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • ½ tsp Bicarbonate of Soda
  • 75ml Whole Milk
  • 225ml Buttermilk
  • 2 Eggs
  • 100g Unsalted Butter, plus extra for greasing


  1. Preheat oven to 220°C/200°C Fan and pop one 9 inch cast iron skillet, or two 4-5 inch skillets in the oven to warm up whilst you make the batter.
  2. In a large bowl mix together the cornmeal, flour, sugar, salt, baking powder and soda. Add in the milk, buttermilk and melted butter.
  3. Stir until evenly combined.
  4. Remove the skillet/s, reduce the oven to 190°C/170°C Fan and carefully grease the skillets with butter.
  5. Pour the batter into the skillet/s and bake in the oven for around 20-25 minutes.
  6. Leave to cook for around 10 minutes before serving.
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