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10 min.
22 min.
8 servings

Easy Southern Cornbread


  • 1 teaspoon Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
  • 2 cups Martha White® Self-Rising Enriched White Corn Meal Mix
  • 2 cups Martha White® Self-Rising Enriched White Buttermilk Corn Meal Mix

Preparation Directions

  1. HEAT oven to 450ºF. Spoon shortening into 8-inch ovenproof skillet or 8-inch square or round baking pan. Place skillet or pan in oven to heat for about 5 minutes.
  2. WHISK egg in medium bowl. Stir in buttermilk, oil and corn meal mix until smooth. Batter should be creamy and pourable. If too thick, add 1 or 2 tablespoons additional buttermilk. Carefully tilt skillet to coat bottom with shortening. Pour batter into skillet.
  3. BAKE 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1/8), Calories 200 (Calories from Fat 80), Total Fat 9g (Saturated Fat 1g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 30mg, Sodium 480mg, Total Carbohydrate 27g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 2g), Protein 5g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 15%, Iron 6%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.