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Your Basic Cornbread Recipe

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It’s never a bad idea to have a Basic Cornbread recipe in your repertoire. A simple and delicious cornbread that comes together easily and under 30 minutes.
Course Breads & Baked Goods
Cuisine American
Keyword baking, cornbread, side dish
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 18 mins
Total Time 28 mins
Servings 9 servings
Calories 198
Author Laurie McNamara


  • 1 cup fine yellow cornmeal
  • 3/4 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • cups low-fat buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 6 tablespoons butter melted and cooled slightly


  • Preheat your oven to 425° and grease (or spray with non-stick baking spray) a 8x8 or 9x9 baking dish.
  • In a large mixing bowl add the cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and kosher salt. Whisk to combine,
  • In a separate bowl (or liquid mesauring cup) add the buttermilk and eggs. Whisk well to combine before pour into the bowl with the dry ingredients.
  • Stir until just combined and pour in the melted butter and mix until incorporated.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared baking dish and bake on the middle rack of your preheated oven for 18 to 20 minutes.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 198kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 428mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g