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Sweet Southern Cornbread

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It’s sweet. It’s cornbread. It goes great with chili, soups or beans.

Ingredients

  • ½ cups Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Honey
  • 1 whole Egg
  • 4 Tablespoons Butter, Melted
  • ½ cups Milk
  • ½ cups Water
  • 1 cup Yellow Corn Meal
  • 1 cup All-purpose Flour
  • ½ Tablespoons Baking Powder
  • ½ teaspoons Salt

Preparation

Preheat oven to 375ºF. Spray an 8×8 baking dish with nonstick spray.

In a medium bowl, whisk together all your wet ingredients: sugar, honey, egg, butter, milk and water.

In a separate bowl, combine all your dry ingredients: corn meal, flour, baking powder and salt. Give it a gentle stir with a fork to combine.

While whisking, slowly add your dry ingredients to your wet until all combined. Batter may be a little lumpy; that’s okay.

Pour mixture into a greased 8×8 baking dish. Bake for about 25-30 minutes or until golden brown on top and an inserted toothpick comes out clean.

Cook’s note: Here’s a tip for getting the honey out of your measuring spoon. Spray the spoon with nonstick spray first. Then pour in honey; this will help keep the honey from sticking.

This bread is wonderful to eat with chili. You can also add in other ingredients to kick this cornbread up a notch. For a Mexican cornbread, add about half of a very small can of chopped green chiles and ¼ cup of shredded cheddar cheese. Also, if you like corn bits in your cornbread, just add a small can of corn. You could even use some creamed corn in here as well. Feeding a larger crowd? Just double the recipe and bake in a greased 9×13 baking dish.

Enjoy!

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DCourtney on 12.29.2010

I fix this often for me and my two young kids and we all just love the sweetness in this cornbread and it is very quick and easy to make! Thanks for sharing!

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Twyla on 9.23.2012

Simple, Easy and very quick recipe!! Loved the sweet taste!

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blackhawkwife on 9.19.2012

Loved love love this recipe. I had a piece of sweet cornbread that tasted like cake a few months back and this recipe is the closest I have come to it. I did add 1 tbsp of brown sugar and cooked it in my cast iron skillet. Put 1 tbsp butter in your preheated skillet let melt then pour your batter in and at 350 bake for 18-20 in preheat oven.

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mrsbusyb on 1.21.2012

yum yum yum served with whipped honey butter. Doubled the recipe. Took about 25-30 min to bake. Thank you!!

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ninag on 11.29.2011

This is the most delicious homemade cornbread! If you like sweet cornbread then make this recipe. I had to bake it a little longer as well.

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Michelle Y on 11.2.2011

This is my new favorite cornbread! I made it exactly as directed, but it took about 25 minutes to bake – a little longer than indicated. Excellent recipe!

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