Southern Cornbread

A Good Ole Fashioned Southern Cornbread recipe that takes less than an hour to make. One of my favorite Cornbread recipes to make.

southern cornbread

When you stop and think about it, there are so many different variations of cornbread out there. I’ve tried many different kinds of cornbreads, I can’t say I liked all of them but this Southern Cornbread was delish!

cornbread batter in baking dish

Sure you can opt for the boxed stuff which comes in handy when you are in a rush but if you have the time, do yourself a favor and give this cornbread recipe a try. You will not regret it. Better than any boxed cornbread.

And what goes great with Cornbread? Chili of course. And you are in luck, I have one of the best collections of Gourmet Chili Recipes.

Besides chili, you can serve this cornbread with other southern foods like collard greens, or fried chicken.

fresh out of the oven

Instead of the milk, you can substitute for an equal amount of buttermilk. You can also just use white sugar instead of a combination of white and brown sugar. Personally, I like the extra sweetness from the brown sugar.

southern cornbread

You will need the following ingredients to make this Southern Cornbread recipe (see recipe card for quantities): Cornmeal, Milk, All Purpose Flour, Baking Powder, Salt, White Sugar, Brown Sugar, Eggs and Vegetable Oil.

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Lightly grease a 9 x 13 baking dish and set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk the cornmeal and milk. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix until smooth.
  3. Pour the batter into the prepared baking dish.
  4. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

Printable Recipe Card

southern cornbread

Southern Cornbread

A Good Ole Fashioned Southern Cornbread recipe that takes less than an hour to make. One of my favorite Cornbread recipes to make.
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time35 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Course Bread Recipes
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 317 kcal

Equipment

  • Bowl for Mixing
  • Baking Dish (9 x 13)

Ingredients
 

  • 1 ½ Cups Yellow Cornmeal
  • 2 ½ Cups Milk
  • 2 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 Tbsp Baking Powder
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • Cup White Sugar
  • Cup Packed Brown Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • ½ Cup Vegetable Oil

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 400°F. Lightly grease a 9 x 13 baking dish and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk the cornmeal and milk. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix until smooth.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared baking dish.
  • Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

Nutrition

Calories: 317kcalCarbohydrates: 44gProtein: 6gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 32mgSodium: 229mgPotassium: 272mgFiber: 2gSugar: 14gVitamin A: 120IUCalcium: 114mgIron: 1.8mg

Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.

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2 Comments

  1. Janice says:

    My husband just loved this cornbread. It’s the kind of recipe that never goes out of style.

  2. Julie says:

    There is nothing like cornbread. This recipe is very easy to make and very moist even on the second day. Very good recipe.