Homemade Cornbread

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Homemade Cornbread

  • Servings: 8
  • Difficulty: Easy
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  • 1 cup yellow corn meal
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon  fresh baking soda
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil for pan


  1. Preheat oven to 425°
  2. In a big bowl, stir and combine cornmeal, flour, salt and baking powder.
  3. In a second bowl, stir and combine slightly beaten egg, milk, buttermilk and baking soda
  4. Pour wet contents into dry, combine; add 1/4 cup vegetable oil to mixture; allow to sit for 3 minutes
  5. Meanwhile, in a heavy-bottom skillet (preferably cast-iron) heat 1 tablespoon of oil on medium-high heat
  6. Add cornbread mixture to hot skillet and allow it to cook for about a minute
  7. Transfer to hot oven and bake until golden brown
  8. Remove from oven and butter the top of cornbread

Recipe Notes

Cornbread does not contain sugar, nor is cornbread gluten-free. 

The following is an estimate of nutrients in one slice of cornbread.Cornbread


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