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Iron Skillet Calico Cornbread

This cornbread has a fantastic flavor. You'll make it over and over again.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: bread
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Iron Skillet Cornbread
Servings: 8 Servings


  • 2 cups self-rising cornmeal mix
  • 4 to 5 slices bacon cooked and crumbled (save 2 to 3 tablespoons drippings)
  • 1/2 cup butter or 8 tablespoons melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 14.75 ounce can cream style corn
  • 1 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 4 ounce jar diced pimientos, drained


  • Combine cornmeal, bacon, melted butter, eggs, sour cream, corn, green pepper and pimientos. Mix well with a spoon.
  • Grease a 10 inch iron skillet with the bacon drippings. Pour in cornbread mixture. Bake in a preheated 425 degree oven for 40 to 45 minutes. Cut in pie shaped pieces.