Cornbread & Sweet Milk with Damaris Phillips | Southern Living

Cornbread & Sweet Milk with Damaris Phillips | Southern Living

Two Southern favorites combine in this comforting recipe from Food Network’s Damaris Philips.

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6 tablespoons refined coconut oil, melted; 1 1/2 cups white cornmeal; 1/2 cup all-purpose flour; 2 teaspoons baking soda; 1 teaspoon salt; 1/4 cup sugar; 1 large egg; 1 1/4 cups buttermilk
3 1/4 cups whole milk; 3/4 cup heavy cream

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  1. Linda Swoveland on March 16, 2021 at 10:24 pm

    I grew up in Michigan, but my mom was from Kentucky. She loved corn bread, and she has 1 special cast iron skillet that she always baked it in. She said it was seasoned just right for her corn bread. She was very fussy about the corn meal she used, and no sugar in her corn bread. She loved leftover corn bread crumbled in buttermilk. I like a good moist sweet cornbread myself. My mom was the world’s best cook and she could bake like a pro.

  2. Kat G on March 16, 2021 at 10:25 pm

    Well…I was ok with some of this but …sugar in the cornbread? My mama didnโ€™t do it this way. Also you need a cast iron skillet.

  3. Eve on March 16, 2021 at 10:25 pm

    From the South. Never heard of this. Reviewing the comments, seems more Midwest than southern.

  4. R Kempson on March 16, 2021 at 10:26 pm

    Clicked off when she used coconut oil. This girl is NOT a southern cook. Great presenter but a fake.

  5. Brian Cooper on March 16, 2021 at 10:28 pm

    We also do something else that many people cringe at. We use to have a pancake place in Branson Missouri that served a peanut butter roll up pancake. From my earliest childhood memories until present day. We cannot eat pancakes with out peanut butter. My grandchildren look forward to spending the night with Nana and pop’s they know we serve peanut butter roll ups for breakfast and spooky bedtime stories before they go to bed then prayers then bed then in the morning they repeats peanut butter roll ups for the adults who don’t want peanut butter roll ups there’s eggs grits and bacon and of course biscuits

  6. Crochet on March 16, 2021 at 10:33 pm

    My grandpa used to give me cornbread and milk just like that, minus the honey, for lunch on special days when he was babysitting me and grandma was at work. I still remember how good it was. The first thing I ever learned to bake was cornbread–and yes there was sugar in it. Grandpa taught me to make it, and he was from Texas.

  7. Jim Lindley on March 16, 2021 at 10:38 pm

    When I was overseas in the military we had "filled milk" which was reconstituted milk using coconut oil to replace the butterfat. Makes me sick to this day. As for cornbread with sweet milk, Grandpa would eat it like that, and sometimes I do too.

  8. Lafreda Sias on March 16, 2021 at 10:40 pm

    Great recipe- I don’t like sweet cornbread. Would decrease amount of sugar.

  9. Brian Cooper on March 16, 2021 at 10:41 pm

    Yum! My mom use to make me a glass of frosted cake and milk. I’ve had honey cornbread like that too. But our thang was cake and milk in a glass. Takes me back.

  10. darcy swanson on March 16, 2021 at 10:45 pm

    Does this girl ever shut up. Her latest clips comments deleted, or unavailable.

  11. Cowboy Western on March 16, 2021 at 10:46 pm

    Piping Hot cornbread with butter and honey…. there is a God in heaven ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

  12. Tubebrerry on March 16, 2021 at 10:54 pm

    Excuse me, but if this is Southern cornbread, then (a) you definitely use white corn flower, not yellow, and (b) you don’t add any wheat flour. Also, you should not use coconut or any other oil as your fat, but only butter. And, yes, there should be no sugar โ€“ of course that’s not to stop you from slathering it in honey after you’ve baked it and commenced to eating it. Finally, I would recommend something more like 450 or even 500 degrees for the oven โ€“ with cornbread, the hotter the better.

  13. Stephanie Boudreaux on March 16, 2021 at 10:58 pm

    sugar!!! no way. and no coconut oil, but the sugar…nope!!!!!!!!

  14. gino edwards on March 16, 2021 at 10:59 pm

    Lots of people don’t know what sweet milk is. We know it is just regular milk.

  15. Jeannie Terry on March 16, 2021 at 11:00 pm

    You need shortening, buttermilk and good buttermilk self-rising cornmeal. If you want something sweet, just bake a cake. Coconut oil? Ummm, no. Cast iron skillet well seasoned to cook it in. That would be good cornbread to eat in your WHOLE sweet milk!! Just sayin…..bless your heart….You are almost there….

  16. Portrait of the South with Laura Roberts on March 16, 2021 at 11:00 pm

    My grandmother would have "cornbread and clabber" which was cornbread in a bowl topped with either milk or buttermilk… I can’t remember which.

  17. James Christopher on March 16, 2021 at 11:02 pm

    She is so adorable!

  18. Candace Cobb on March 16, 2021 at 11:03 pm

    Lol you made a cake not cornbread sit down

  19. Mike Pellerin on March 16, 2021 at 11:04 pm

    Cornbread and milk is YUM, and I’m a New England, Northeast, Yankee!

  20. Candace Cobb on March 16, 2021 at 11:06 pm

    A real southerner would have cornmeal in that. I want to see a black woman make this not her.

  21. Mason German on March 16, 2021 at 11:06 pm

    What has she done

  22. Kevin Richardson on March 16, 2021 at 11:07 pm

    Growing up as a kid in Texas we called this dish "Pop Down", dont know why it was termed that, but it was tasty. As a matter of fact, I think I’ll go make a bowl right now. Try it you may just like it.

  23. Litetorture on March 16, 2021 at 11:08 pm

    HA! I love that little shoulder dance, that’s exactly me when something is soooo comforting and yummy ๐Ÿ™‚

  24. Robert Bradshaw II on March 16, 2021 at 11:12 pm

    We’d have this for a snack after supper, but with chopped up onions for extra flavor and its known that onions will absorb viruses and other things that ale people.

  25. Cowboy Western on March 16, 2021 at 11:13 pm

    Cornbread and milk ๐Ÿคฎ

  26. C B on March 16, 2021 at 11:14 pm

    You are right go south my grandmother would make us cornbread and milk also

  27. Bageera Sixtythree on March 16, 2021 at 11:14 pm

    No, no, no, no, no!

  28. Michelle Donnatien Ministries on March 16, 2021 at 11:14 pm

    Yum. I donโ€™t have buttermilk so Iโ€™ll make it with milk. Looks delish! Thanks for sharing.

  29. Lo Wallis on March 16, 2021 at 11:19 pm

    I can tell by the criticism in the comment section all the southern "ladies" are here. lol…my mom is a southern lady and I recognize all that not so constructive criticism and judgement.

  30. Durat Melibone on March 16, 2021 at 11:20 pm

    Tasty looking plump blonde! Sheโ€™s as comforting as cornbread and milk.

  31. ConstantCompanion on March 16, 2021 at 11:22 pm

    I grew up in the Pacific Northwest with a mother from Tennessee. Dad would have this for a late night snack. It’s still my favorite.

  32. Trevor Abney on March 16, 2021 at 11:22 pm

    "little sugar" **dumps half a pound in …..yup she is from the south lol love it.

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