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Daddy’s Favorite Sweet Cornbread Recipe

Last updated on March 15th, 2018 at 10:16 am

Daddy’s Favorite Sweet Cornbread Recipe

Post-Author: Uneeda “Danielle” Phipps
Recipe Creator: Thomas Holcomb JR
Photos & Recipe: © 2018 U-NEED-A Crafty Creation

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Growing up, cornbread was a staple in my house.  My Daddy loved to make chili with his favorite sweet cornbread.

I never really cared for the chili – it was always too spicy for me – but I made a meal of the sweet cornbread instead!

My Mom would crumble up the cornbread in a bowl and fill it with milk.  I still eat cornbread this way whenever my hubby makes chili.

As an adult with kids, learning to cook was a necessity.

When my hubby started making chili I just had to have Daddy’s Sweet Cornbread to go with it.

My Dad just eyes it every time he makes it so he couldn’t tell me how much of everything I needed.  Luckily, my Mom had it memorized.

It was a hit with my hubby and kids and I’m sure it will be a hit with yours too!

Don’t forget to pin it so you can make it the next time you are hankering for some cornbread or looking for a new recipe to try. 

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  1. Preheat oven to 425°
  2. Grease the pan with vegetable shortening.
    • Notes: You can bake this in an iron skillet like my Daddy used to, or you can bake it in a cake pan or even muffin pans.  If you do use a muffin pan make sure to cut your cook time in half.  For the photos, I used a silicone cake pan I bought at Aldi.  I seriously love how well the cornbread turned out in this pan.  It was my first time cooking with a silicone pan and I was impressed with the results.  The cornbread was really moist on the inside with a slightly crisp outside.  Absolutely perfect!  You can purchase one like I used for this recipe on Amazon by clicking here.   
  3. Pour/sift all of the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl.  If you don’t have a sifter you can just use a whisk.
  4. Add the wet ingredients and whisk together until well combined.  It should look similar to cake batter.
  5. Bake for 20-25 min in a cast iron skillet, cake pan or casserole dish.  If you are using a muffin pan bake it for 10-15 min.  Make sure they are done by inserting a toothpick in the center.  If it comes out clean it’s done.

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