• 5 Ratings

The Southern staple is elevated by vegetables, cheese, bacon and more. Try each of our four customizable cornbread recipes, then ask your family to choose a favorite!

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

Gallery

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
bake:
18 mins at 425°
Servings:
8
Advertisement

Ingredients

Ingredient Checklist

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Place the 1 tablespoon butter and the 1 tablespoon oil in a 10-inch cast-iron or other heavy oven-going skillet. Heat in oven for 5 minutes; do not heat longer or mixture may burn.

    Advertisement
Instructions Checklist
  • Meanwhile, in a medium bowl stir together flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Make a well in the center of flour mixture; set aside. In a small bowl combine eggs, milk, and the 1/4 cup oil. Add egg mixture all at once to flour mixture. Stir just until moistened.

Instructions Checklist
  • Pour batter into the prepared skillet, spreading evenly. Return skillet to oven. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.

Instructions Checklist
  • Meanwhile, if desired, prepare honey butter: In a medium mixing bowl beat the 1/2 cup softened butter with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds. Add honey; beat on high speed about 1 minute or until fluffy.

Instructions Checklist
  • To serve, cut hot corn bread into wedges. If using, serve with honey butter.

Bacon-Green Onion Corn Bread:

Prepare as directed, except stir 1/2 cup crumbled, crisp-cooked bacon and 1/3 cup sliced green onions into batter. If desired, sprinkle with additional sliced green onions before serving. Nutrition Facts per Serving: 299 calories, 8 g protein, 31 g carbohydrate, 16 g total fat (4 g sat. fat), 62 mg cholesterol, 1 g fiber, 5 g total sugar, 4% Vitamin A, 1% Vitamin C, 513 mg sodium, 15% calcium, 8% iron

Sweet Corn and Herb Corn Bread:

Prepare as directed, except stir 1/2 cup fresh corn kernels (cut from 1 ear) or thawed, frozen whole kernel corn; 2 tablespoons snipped fresh parsley; 1 tablespoon snipped fresh chives; and 2 teaspoons snipped fresh thyme into batter. Nutrition Facts per Serving: 264 calories, 6 g protein, 33 g carbohydrate, 12 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 53 mg cholesterol, 1 g fiber, 6 g total sugar, 6% Vitamin A, 4% Vitamin C, 377 mg sodium, 15% calcium, 8% iron

Cheesy Chipotle Corn Bread:

Prepare as directed, except stir 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese (2 ounces) and 1 canned chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, finely chopped, into batter.Nutrition Facts per Serving: 285 calories, 7 g protein, 31 g carbohydrate, 15 g total fat (4 g sat. fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 1 g fiber, 5 g total sugar, 5% Vitamin A, 0% Vitamin C, 438 mg sodium, 20% calcium, 8% iron

Cranberry-Tangerine Corn Bread:

Prepare as directed, except stir 1/2 cup dried cranberries and 1 teaspoon finely shredded tangerine or orange peel into batter. Nutrition Facts per Serving: 278 calories, 5 g protein, 37 g carbohydrate, 12 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 53 mg cholesterol, 2 g fiber, 10 g total sugar, 3% Vitamin A, 1% Vitamin C, 375 mg sodium, 15% calcium, 8% iron

Nutrition Facts

255 calories; total fat 12g; saturated fat 3g; polyunsaturated fat 6g; monounsaturated fat 3g; cholesterol 53mg; sodium 375mg; potassium 104mg; carbohydrates 31g; fiber 1g; sugar 5g; protein 5g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 170IU; vitamin c 0mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 41mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 148mg; iron 1mg.
Advertisement

Reviews

5 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1
Advertisement