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Henry Lodge's Favorite Cornbread

Lodge Cast Iron | December 30, 2020

This cornbread recipe has been in the Lodge family for decades and is often made for family meals by former CEO Henry Lodge's wife. While there's no sugar in it to appease those who are in the "no sugar cornbread" camp, the addition of creamed corn brings a hint of sweetness to the savory bread. Plus, the corn and sour cream keep the cornbread moist and prevent it from drying out, making it a cornbread that's just as good leftover as it is fresh.

Level
Intermediate
Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
35 minutes
Serves
8
Henry Lodge's Favorite Cornbread Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup self-rising cornmeal
  • 1 8-ounce can creamed corn
  • ½ cup canola oil, separated
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. 
  2. While oven is preheating, pour ¼ cup of oil into a 10.25 Inch Cast Iron Skillet and place in oven to preheat.
  3. Mix all ingredients together. Using handle holders, remove skillet from the oven (it will be very hot!), pour the remaining hot oil into the cornmeal mixture, and stir together. 
  4. Pour cornmeal mix into hot skillet and bake for 35 minutes or until a tester comes out clean.
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