Skillet cornbread with honey butter

Skillet cornbread with honey butter

Based on 6 ratings

Difficulty

Easy 👌
45
min.
Preparation
20
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-12+
220 g sweet corn kernels (divided)
320 g cornmeal
450 ml buttermilk
60 ml vegetable oil
165 g butter (room temperature, divided)
eggs
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2½ tbsp honey
fleur de sel for serving
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • food processor
  • oven
  • cast iron pan
  • large bowl
  • whisk
  • small pot
  • rubber spatula
  • bowl
  • hand mixer with beaters

Nutrition per serving

Cal
300
Protein
6g
Fat
18g
Carb
28g

Step 1/5

Preheat oven to 230°C/450°F. Put cast iron pan to the oven and preheat for approx. 10 min. In a large bowl, whisk cornmeal with buttermilk and set aside. Add half of the sweet corn kernels to a food processor and puree until smooth.
  • 320 cornmeal
  • 450 ml buttermilk
  • 110 sweet corn kernels
  • food processor
  • oven
  • cast iron pan
  • large bowl
  • whisk

Preheat oven to 230°C/450°F. Put cast iron pan to the oven and preheat for approx. 10 min. In a large bowl, whisk cornmeal with buttermilk and set aside. Add half of the sweet corn kernels to a food processor and puree until smooth.

Step 2/5

Transfer pureed corn to a small pot and let cook over medium-high heat for approx. 5 min., stirring often. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • small pot
  • rubber spatula

Transfer pureed corn to a small pot and let cook over medium-high heat for approx. 5 min., stirring often. Remove from heat and set aside.

Step 3/5

Add oil to the preheated cast iron pan and put it back into the oven for approx. 5 min., or until the oil just starts to smoke. Remove pan from oven, add butter and carefully turn pan until butter is melted.
  • 60 ml vegetable oil
  • 50 butter

Add oil to the preheated cast iron pan and put it back into the oven for approx. 5 min., or until the oil just starts to smoke. Remove pan from oven, add butter and carefully turn pan until butter is melted.

Step 4/5

Add two thirds of the butter-oil mixture from the pan to the cornmeal-buttermilk mixture, keeping the remaining butter-oil mixture in the pan. Add pureed corn kernels, remaining corn kernels, eggs, baking powder, baking soda, and salt to the bowl and whisk until just combined. Transfer cornmeal batter to the hot pan and bake at 230°C/450°F for approx. 20 min., or until the edges turn golden brown and the surface starts to crack. Remove from oven and let cool in the skillet.
  • 110 sweet corn kernels
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt

Add two thirds of the butter-oil mixture from the pan to the cornmeal-buttermilk mixture, keeping the remaining butter-oil mixture in the pan. Add pureed corn kernels, remaining corn kernels, eggs, baking powder, baking soda, and salt to the bowl and whisk until just combined. Transfer cornmeal batter to the hot pan and bake at 230°C/450°F for approx. 20 min., or until the edges turn golden brown and the surface starts to crack. Remove from oven and let cool in the skillet.

Step 5/5

In the meantime, beat remaining butter with honey. Transfer to a serving bowl and sprinkle with fleur de sel. Slice cooled cornbread and serve with honey butter. Sprinkle with more fleur de sel to taste, and enjoy!
  • 115 butter
  •  tbsp honey
  • fleur de sel for serving
  • bowl
  • hand mixer with beaters

In the meantime, beat remaining butter with honey. Transfer to a serving bowl and sprinkle with fleur de sel. Slice cooled cornbread and serve with honey butter. Sprinkle with more fleur de sel to taste, and enjoy!