Cast-Iron Honey cornbread

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    An amazing Cornbread with a savory and rich honey-butter mixture

    • 15 minutes
    • Serves 4
    • Easy

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    Cornbread is a Southern specialty, though typically in the South, it is salty and contains no sugar. But, this recipe gives it an unexpected twist as it combines honey with seasoning.
    For a better end result, try using the best local honey available.

    Featured image:
    Honey Cornbread
    by Renee Dobbs @ flickr

    Steps

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    Start by preheating a grill to low heat and place a shallow 12- inch cast- iron skillet or low-rimmed, 12- inch cast-iron quesadilla pan on the grill. Let the skillet become hot.

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    While the skillet is heating, combine the cornmeal, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, and salt in a large bowl.

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    In a separate bowl, combine the buttermilk, egg, and melted butter and stir to combine.

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    Add all the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until everything is well combined.

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    Add the vegetable oil and the 1 tablespoon butter to let it soak evenly on the inside of the preheated skillet.

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    Pour the batter into the skillet, close the grill lid, and cook until the cornbread is firm and a toothpick inserted into it comes out clean, 10 to 12 minutes.

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    While the cornbread is cooking, prepare the honey-butter by combining the remaining 4 tablespoons of butter and the honey in a small bowl and stirring until well blended.

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    Last but not least, remove the skillet from the grill and baste the cornbread with the honey-butter mixture.

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    Finally, let the cornbread sit for 5 minutes before removing it from the skillet.

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    Serve immediately and enjoy this delicious cornbread.

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