Corn Bread
Corn Bread on plate
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Baking, Comfort Food, Vegetarian
Servings: 9 servings
Calories: 180kcal
Author: Chef Bill Collins

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1 cup flour
  • cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 large egg (well beaten)
  • 1 tablespoons shortening (melted, or butter or margarine)
  • 1 cup cooked corn (approximately 2 ears, plus juice scraped from the cob)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425º, and grease an 8” square pan or a cast iron skillet
  • Mix the cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a bowl.  Add the milk, egg, melted shortening, and corn and corn juices.  Blend well
  • Spoon into the prepared pan, and bake for about 20 minutes, or until a cake tester or toothpick comes out clean. Cool in the pan, and cut into squares.

Notes

Makes approximately 9 pieces
Optional: Add 1/2 cup grated cheddar or Jack cheese.
Nutrition Facts
Corn Bread
Amount per Serving
Calories
180
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
4
g
6
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Trans Fat
 
0.2
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Cholesterol
 
24
mg
8
%
Sodium
 
327
mg
14
%
Potassium
 
130
mg
4
%
Carbohydrates
 
32
g
11
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
10
g
11
%
Protein
 
5
g
10
%
Vitamin A
 
82
IU
2
%
Vitamin C
 
0.3
mg
0
%
Calcium
 
118
mg
12
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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