• 5 heaping wooden spoonfuls white corn meal (Albers Brand, if possible)
  • 1 heaping wooden spoonful self-rising flour
  • dash of salt
  • 1/8 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp butter – softened to room temperature
  • 1 pint (approx) buttermilk 


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Preheat Cast Iron Skillet on the stove with enough vegetable oil to just cover the bottom of the pan until HOT
  3. Mix all ingredients together, pouring Buttermilk in last, until it is a thick/thin consistency – not too thick and not too thin – start with 3/4 pint and go from there
  4. Pour batter into hot skillet 
  5. Remove from stove and cook in a preheated 400 degree oven for approx 15 minutes until the edges are brown and the middle cracks
  6. Broil and brown the top


  1. There is no real recipe, this is what I wrote down as I watched her make it over the years
  2. I crumble mine into a glass of buttermilk and eat with a spoon – YUMMMMMY!!!!!