Recipe: Easy Golden Cornbread


Cornbread makes everything better.  This is my easy go-to recipe that's adapted from the Bob's Red Mill cornmeal package.  It's easy enough to whip together at the last minute.  It's also a great recipe to get your little ones to help with. Especially if they love mixing. Don't they all love mixing?

What you'll need:

3/4 cup medium grind cornmeal
1 1/4 cup whole wheat or white flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon sugar
1 egg
1 cup 2% milk
1/4 cup margarine (or butter)


1.  Combine dry ingredients in mixing bowl.

2.  Add egg, milk and margarine and mix until smooth (for about a minute, don't over mix).

3.  Bake for 20 - 25 minutes in a greased 8" square pan.

4.  Serve it warm.  It's so good warm.


Yeah, this is a winner.  It's a staple in our house.  I like to make extra and warm up the leftovers and serve it with jam or honey for breakfast.  It's also a highly adaptable recipe.  You can add charred corn kernels, jalapeño or sharp cheddar to the batter to great effect.  

Let me know if you try this and what your additions are!


  1. Yummy!

    Gavin is not much of a mixer, but you won't find anyone better at or happier to break eggs if needed.

  2. She always wants to break the eggs, but I get her to do it in a little bowl so I can pick out all the bits of shell...


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