I recommend using cultured buttermilk because it’s creamy and tangy. Although low-fat buttermilk is thinner and not as tangy, some people prefer it. Buttermilk made with a lemon and whole milk should never be eaten with cornbread.
Cornbread & Buttermilk
Warm cornbread crumbled in a glass or bowl and covered with cold buttermilk is a southern classic. Enjoy as a snack or light meal. Sweet/savory cornbread recipes and photography by Beverly Davis for CornbreadMillionaire.com.