Buttermilk Corn Bread is a Delicious Side Dish

This recipe for buttermilk corn bread is one that I have made many times and it never fails to please my guests.  It is moist and just delicious with a slight tang from the buttermilk that makes it a great accompaniment to any meal.

buttermilk corn bread

Buttermilk Corn Bread is Easy and Quick to Make.

To make this corm bread recipe, you will need these ingredients:

  • butter
  • white sugar
  • eggs
  • buttermilk
  • baking soda
  • cornmeal
  • all-purpose flour
  • sea salt

I love to serve cornbread as a side dish to so many recipes. It is wonderful with stews and soups, and perfect for any Southern style cooking.  I make up a batch of it anytime I make a casserole in the crock pot. It is perfect for mopping up every last drop of gravy!

I also serve it with creamy soups and also as a Thanksgiving bread.  It really is the perfect blend of sweet and savory and is very easy to make.

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Buttermilk Corn Bread is a Delicious Side Dish

Buttermilk Corn Bread is a Delicious Side Dish
This buttermilk corn bread is the perfect choice to serve with any soup or stew based dish. It is easy to make and has a hint of sweetness to it.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2/3 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8 inch square pan.
  2. Melt butter in large skillet. Remove from heat and stir in sugar. Quickly add eggs and beat until well blended. Combine buttermilk with baking soda and stir into mixture in pan.
  3. Stir in cornmeal, flour, and salt until well blended and few lumps remain. Pour batter into the prepared pan.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

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