Southern Skillet Cornbread

By PotsandPans Culinary Team
Fresh corn and buttermilk, cheese, and a touch of bacon blend with traditional ingredients to make a terrific skillet cornbread that is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner.


    • bacon
    • Baking powder
    • buttermilk
    • eggs
    • flour
    • fresh corn
    • pepper jack cheese
    • Salt
    • sugar
    • Yellow cornmeal


    1. Cut the kernels from the corn cob and reserve.
    2. Add bacon to a nonstick skillet and fry over medium-high heat.
    3. In a bowl, stir together cornmeal, sugar, baking powder and salt.
    4. Mix in flour & stir together.
    5. Remove bacon, chop & reserve.
    6. Pour the rendered fat from the skillet into a dish.
    7. Wipe out skillet & put into a 425°F oven to warm the pan.
    8. In a separate bowl, whisk together eggs and buttermilk.
    9. Stir in rendered bacon fat, chopped bacon, cheese & corn.
    10. Add to dry ingredients & stir until combined.
    11. Pour mixture into the warm skillet & bake for 20-25 minutes.