Cooking From Memory ~ A Recipe Journal

Classic Corn Bread

Posted in Breads by Paul Gauche on July 11, 2009

Corn Bread

Ingredients ~

  • 1 cup yellow corn meal
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour 
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder 
  • ½ teaspoon salt 
  • 1 cup milk
  • ¼ cup shortening (butter)
  • 1 egg

Method ~

 Preheat the oven to 425° and grease 9×9 baking dish.  Blend well all ingredients and pour the batter into the baking pan. 

Bake 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.


Serve with Honey Butter

Honey Butter

Ingredients ~

  • 4 Tablespoons softened butter
  • ¼ cup honey
  • (Optional) 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon or 1 teaspoon vanilla


Method ~ 

In a small mixing bowl, beat the butter until light and fluffy.  Add the honey; beat just until blended.  For a cinnamon ‘hit’, add 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon.


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