Southern Honey Butter Cornbread


  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup honey


  1. Preheat Oven & Prepare Pan: Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C). Grease a 9-inch round cake pan or cast-iron skillet with butter or cooking spray.
  2. Combine Dry Ingredients: In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the cornmeal, flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt.
  3. Mix Wet Ingredients: In another bowl, beat together the milk, eggs, melted butter, and honey.
  4. Combine: Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir just until combined.
  5. Transfer to Pan: Pour the batter into the prepared pan, smoothing the top with a spatula.
  6. Bake: Place the pan in the preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. Cool & Serve: Allow the cornbread to cool for a few minutes before slicing. Serve warm with a dollop of butter and an extra drizzle of honey if desired.

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