Traditional Cornbread

Traditional Cornbread
4.5 from 2 ratings
This buttery, dense cornbread is so delicious it might steal the spotlight from your dinner's main dish. You may want to make a double batch.Recipe courtesy of Chef Lance Knowling
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Traditional Cornbread
Total time: 25 minutes
  • 2 cup milk
  • 4 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 3 cup flour, all-purpose
  • 1 and 1/2 cups fresh corn kernels (about 3-4 cobs)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 2 tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  1. Preheat the oven for 400 degrees F.
  2. Whisk together eggs and milk.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine all dry ingredients.
  4. Mix the wet mixture into the dry mixture; do not over mix.
  5. Add corn and melted butter and stir through.
  6. Bake in a greased cast-iron skillet until it is golden in color, about 20 minutes.
  7. Test with a toothpick in the center.
  8. Once it comes out clean, the cornbread is done.
  9. Other options for making this cornbread include using a baking sheet pan lined with parchment paper (12-15 minutes, turn halfway through cooking), or greased standard muffin tins (10-12 minutes).