"If you wish, you may get up a recipe for 'Southern Corn Bread' for your book, as I am very keen about it with honey... [Also], you will notice that no mention is made of sugar. If you wish to be arbitrary about it, you may add a smidgin* — but not enough to sweeten the finished product. We do not go on record as sponsoring sugar in corn bread or biscuits."
— Frank Buck
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Corn bread in all its glory is celebrated in the South, and as a food editor for Southern Living magazine, I’ve tasted many renditions. There’s a constant debate over whether or not to add sugar. This is a version I’ve come up with over the years that is neither too sweet nor too savory; feel free to add more or less sugar depending on your tastes. I judge a corn bread more by its moistness than by its sweetness — there’s nothing worse than dry corn bread — so pouring cream in the center is a touch inspired by the brilliant Marion Cunningham and her famous custard-filled corn bread. I like extra cracked black pepper on mine, à la Crook’s Corner in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
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Have you ever tried using a gluten free "all purpose baking flour" and wound up with heavy, poor tasting pancakes or waffles or corn bread? I did, but decided there had to be a better way. Below you will find how I changed two recipes on the package and served something even my husband liked and ate!
You can't chow down on chili without having some corn bread on the side! This recipe is an all-time favorite and the secret to its delicious taste lies in the buttermilk, which along with the sugar, makes the cornbread very tender and sweet. This is the best corn bread I have ever eaten — you'll want to sop up every last bit of your chili with this bread.
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Find recipes for Corn Bread and other Course recipes. Get all the best recipes at . Recipe directions: Combine the first five ingredients. Add milk, egg and butter; stir until dry ingredients are moistened. Pour batter into a greased 8-in. square baking pan. Bake at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown and a toothpick inserted near center of bread comes out clean. Serve warm.
Put dry ingredients into a bowl. Break the egg into this and put in enough buttermilk to make batter about like cake batter. Pour into a well greased Iron Skillet and bake in a 450 degree oven for 15 min. or until done. (6 inch skillet)
Combine dry ingredients in bowl and mix well. Combine oil, eggs and milk together; mix well. Sift into dry ingredients until just blended. Pour into well-buttered 8 inch square pan. Bake in hot oven (400 degrees) for 25 minutes or until done. Serve ...