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Best Cornbread Recipe Ever!

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Bandera cornbread recipe - cornbread in an iron skillet

My grandmother gave me my great grandmother’s iron skillet this Christmas, and I couldn’t wait to try it once I got home. I cleaned and reseasoned the iron skillet by smothering it in Crisco and baking it at 400 degrees for about an hour over a cookie sheet to catch the drippings. I worked at Bandera while in college (famous for their delish cornbread), and I’ve been hooked on this recipe ever since. Worked like a charm!

Slice of  cornbread - easy cornbread recipe


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 (4 ounce) can green chili
  • 1 (15 ounce) can creamed-style corn
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterrey jack cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 eggs

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