Thanksgiving recipes: Jennifer Garner shares her mom's quick and easy cornbread recipe - and it looks delicious
Jennifer Garner will no doubt be serving up her delicious-looking cornbread on Thanksgiving. While sweet potato and pumpkin pie are staples, cornbread is a quick and easy side dish that is often overlooked.
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The 13 Going On 30 star previously revealed she could make her family's homemade cornbread "in my sleep." Want to know how? Jennifer previously shared her recipe, which was passed down from her mother, and revealed she chats with Patricia throughout the baking process.
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On her Instagram page, the movie star previously wrote: "I call my mom every time I make cornbread—even though I’ve written the recipe in every notebook, even though I am sure I could toss it together in my sleep.
"Maybe watching this will show you why, perhaps, I just like to call my mom."
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She added: "This cornbread takes no time at all, is incredibly forgiving, and is an every other day staple at my house: perfect to fill in a dinner, perfect for a snack, perfect for breakfast. Plus, it tastes like home. I hope you love it as much as I do."
Jennifer's cornbread recipe is passed down from her mother
Try cooking Jennifer's cornbread yourself...
Jennifer Garner's cornbread recipe
'Grandmom’s Cornbread by Patricia English Garner'
- 2 tbsp oil
- 3/4 cup cornmeal
- 1/4 cup flour
- 1 rounded tsp baking powder
- 1/4 rounded tsp baking soda
- 1 tbsp sugar
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 egg
- 1 cup buttermilk
Make Jennifer's cornbread in six easy steps
Set oven to 450 degrees (230 / 210 fan). Pour oil into a heavy skillet and put that in the oven.
Mix cornmeal, flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar and salt in a bowl.
Add egg to the mixture and enough buttermilk until the batter is thinner than pancake batter.
VERY carefully take the skillet out of the oven and pour oil into the batter.
Mix the batter and pour it into the hot skillet.
Return to the oven and bake. Watch carefully after 10 minutes, until brown.
Mom says eat with butter.
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