½ cup butter
2/3 cup white sugar
1 cup buttermilk
½ teaspoon baking soda
1 cup cornmeal
1 cup all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon Italian Herb seasoning
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a muffin pan with paper or foil liners.
Melt butter in large skillet. Remove from heat and stir in sugar. Quickly add eggs and beat until well blended. Combine buttermilk with baking soda and stir into mixture in pan. Stir in cornmeal, flour, seasoning, and salt until well blended and few lumps remain. Pour batter into the prepared pan.
Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Makes 9 servings.