Golden Sweet Cornbread


For years I have been trying to find a cornbread recipe that does not come out flat. With this one I have seem to have found a winner.  It rises nicely and is golden brown.   It was even good the next day.  It did not dry out like other cornbread recipes that I have tried.

Golden Sweet Cornbread
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Recipe type: Side Dish, Bread
Cuisine: American
Serves: 12
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • ⅔ cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • ⅓ cup vegetable oil
  1. Preheat oven to 400°
  2. Spray or lightly grease a 9 inch round cake pan
  3. In a large bowl, combine flour, cornmeal, sugar, salt and baking powder.
  4. Stir in egg, milk and vegetable oil until well combined.
  5. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  6. Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes.

I once replaced the oil will applesauce to make it healthier, but it came too cakey/dense. So I would not recommend using applesauce.


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