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Perfect Cornbread (fluffy and moist)

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homemade cornbread It’s lightly sweet, fluffy, and easy to make.

It’s the perfect bread to serve alongside your favorite hearty soup, stew, or chili recipes! Perfect for

Making cornbread from scratch is so easy!

Homemade cornbread with butter squares

cornbread ingredients

This recipe includes common baking ingredients such as all-purpose flour for structure and texture, baking powder as a leavening agent, and eggs to help hold everything together. increase.

  • cornmeal: Yellow cornmeal is the star of the show, giving cornbread its unique yellow flavor and color.
  • sugar: Sweetness that balances the taste.
  • buttermilk: Not only does it add a tangy flavor, but it also makes the cornbread risen and fluffy and moist (see recipe notes for substitutions).
  • butter: Butter adds richness and flavor to make golden skin.
Ingredients for homemade cornbread in a pan

Don’t you have buttermilk? no problem!

Make your own buttermilk substitute by adding 1 tablespoon lemon juice or white vinegar to a 1-cup measuring cup. and stir and let rest for 5 minutes.

This sour milk mixture can be used in almost any recipe that calls for buttermilk.

This homemade cornbread recipe is moist, soft and has a hint of sweetness. This isn’t overly sweet cornbread (and it’s great for fillings and dressings).

If you have corn kernels on hand (canned and drained or frozen/thawed), you may add a cup or so. Other additions include diced jalapenos, shredded cheese, crumbled bacon (or bacon drippings instead of butter), or fresh herbs.

A pile of homemade cornbread in a basket

Tips for fluffy moist cornbread

  • As with most easy bread recipes (such as banana bread), mix until dough is moist. Overmixing can make the cornbread dry and tough.
  • Check the cornbread a few minutes early to avoid overcooking. The cornbread is ready when you can stick a toothpick in the center and it’s clean.
  • Let the cornbread cool for at least 10 minutes before cutting to prevent it from falling apart.
  • Serve warm or reheat and reheat in the oven or microwave.

How to store cornbread

Cornbread is a delicious, moist quick bread that should be stored at room temperature (or in the refrigerator) in an airtight container.

To freeze cornbread, cut into squares and place in an airtight container. If layering the cornbread, place parchment paper between them to keep them from sticking together. Leave at room temperature for about 30 minutes to defrost.

If reheating, wrap in foil and reheat in oven at 350°F for about 15 minutes.

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Homemade Cornbread Recipe

This easy cornbread recipe is light, fluffy and delicious.

preparation time Five minutes

cooking time 35 minute

total time 40 minute

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease an 8-by-8-inch baking sheet.

  • Combine flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl.

  • Whisk together the eggs, buttermilk and melted butter in a medium bowl.

  • Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until combined. Do not overmix.

  • Pour the mixture into the prepared pan.

  • Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick sticks through the center.

Alternative to Buttermilk: Not only does buttermilk add flavor, but it also helps this cornbread recipe rise better. put it in a cup. Add milk to 1 cup and stir. Let it rest for 5 minutes and use it instead of buttermilk. Optional additions: Add 1 cup corn kernels, 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, or 1 chopped jalapeno peppers to the batter before baking. Cornbread is best eaten with honey butter.

calorie: 232 | | carbohydrates: 31g | | protein: Fiveg | | obesity: 9g | | saturated fat: Fiveg | | cholesterol: 57mg | | sodium: 233mg | | potassium: 300mg | | fiber: 2g | | sugar: 7g | | Vitamin A: 305IU | | calcium: 117mg | | iron: 1.5mg

Nutritional information provided is an estimate and will vary depending on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.

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