Quickie Cornbread

1 stick butter, melted

2/3 cup sugar

2 eggs, beaten

1 cup buttermilk (or regular milk with 1 tsp. lemon juice added to sour it)

1/2 tsp. baking soda

1/2 tsp. salt

1 cup cornmeal

1 cup all-purpose flour


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Melt the butter in the microwave, about 1 minute on high.  Remove and vigorously stir in the sugar.  Add eggs and mix well.  Combine buttermilk and soda and add to mixture.  Stir in cornmeal, salt, and flour until no lumps remain.

Pour into a well-greased 8x8" pan and bake for 25-30 minutes or until a tester comes out clean.