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How to Make Easy Cornbread

Enjoy this tasty treat anytime with this fast and foolproof recipe.


  • Step 1: Preheat oven Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit and grease an 8-inch square or round baking pan.
  • Step 2: Mix dry ingredients Mix together the flour, cornmeal, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and sugar.
  • Step 3: Whisk the buttermilk In a separate bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, eggs, and butter.
  • TIP: Throw in fresh corn kernels, or canned, drained ones, if you like.
  • Step 4: Mix batter Pour the wet ingredients into the bowl with the dry ingredients, and mix until the batter is moist and lumpy.
  • Step 5: Bake Pour the batter into the pan and bake it until the toothpick stuck in the center comes out clean, about 25 minutes.
  • Step 6: Cool it Let it cool about 10 minutes before removing it from the pan and letting it cool completely on a rack.
  • FACT: South Pittsburg, Tennessee is the "Cornbread Capital of the World."

You Will Need

  • 1 c. all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 c. yellow cornmeal
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • u00bd tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/3 c. sugar
  • 1 c. well-shaken buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • melted and cooled
  • An 8-inch square or round baking pan
  • A cooling rack
  • u00bd to 1 c. fresh corn kernels or canned kernels
  • drained & rinsed (optional)

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