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Flavorful and moist Cornbread

Cornbread that is moist, tender and full of flavor

 

LOVE Corn Bread but not the heavy kind that when you eat it you’re afraid to go swimming afterward? No fear with this delight!  It’s a perfect pairing for chili, stew or a substantial soup if you want a side or stretching the budget.

You’ll find my recipe of this corn bread can be served all on it’s own, or with some honey butter that I show you how to make below, or all alone….oh, you’ve got a winner.

It even get’s better after ‘resting’ for a day!  Let’s get some made shall we:) 

 




 Best Homemade Cornbread

Ingredients:

1 cup sugar

1 cup butter (2 sticks)

1 egg

1 ½ cups flour

1 cup cornmeal

2 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp. salt

1 ½ cups buttermilk 



Directions:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Prepare an 9×13 pan or by coating with a spray release or line 24 muffin cups with paper liners.

In a large bowl, cream the sugar and butter.    

Add in the beaten egg.

Flavorful and moist Cornbread

Cornbread that is moist, tender and full of flavor

Combine the flour, cornmeal, baking powder and salt in a small bowl.

Then add to the creamed mixture.corn bread cakeNow add in the buttermilkcorn bread cake

 



Flavorful and moist Cornbread

Cornbread that is moist, tender and full of flavor

Pour the mixture into a the prepared pan – you can make TWO – 8″ x 8″ or 9″ x 9″ pans instead of ONE – 9″ x 13″ pan if desired to take with a meal to someone in need.  Except I’d recommend making it in the foil pan I suggest in What You Need To Know About Taking In A Meal They Will Want To Eat

Flavorful and moist Cornbread

Cornbread that is moist, tender and full of flavor

OR 12 JUMBO muffin cups OR 24 regular muffin cups.

Flavorful and moist Cornbread

Cornbread that is moist, tender and full of flavor

Bake for approximately 

25-30 minutes for the regular muffins

30-35 minutes for the Jumbo Muffins

35-45 minutes for the 9″ x 13″ pans

And ALL just until a toothpick comes out clean.

Flavorful and moist Cornbread

Cornbread that is moist, tender and full of flavor

Flavorful and moist Cornbread

Cornbread that is moist, tender and full of flavor

Serve with butter or  honey butter.

 

TO MAKE THE HONEY BUTTER

Ingredients:

1/2 cup REAL salted butter (1 stick) – needs to be softened NOT melted!

1/4 – 1/3 cup of honey; depending on your taste

spray release, optional

Directions:

In a stand up mixer, or a bowl and using a mixer, whip the butter for 2 minutes to make it light and fluffy.

Spray your measuing cup lightly with spray release then pour in the honey and it will just slid right out as you pour!

Measure your honey into the measuring cup and begin pouring into the mixing bowl as it’s going on low to medium speed.  

easy to make honey butter

Homemade Honey Butter

See how all the honey just slides right out!

easy to make honey butter

Homemade Honey Butter

When all the honey is in the butter, mix on medium-high for 1 minute.

Use within one hour or so with your CORNBREAD and keep any leftovers in a cold place or in the fridge.

Flavorful and moist Cornbread

Cornbread that is moist, tender and full of flavor

Carrie’s recipe, Copyright Carrie Groneman, A Mother’s Shadow, 2013, 2017

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