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Moist, slightly sweet Cornbread is fast and easy to make! Better than a mix but just as easy. Change it up in 6 different ways (variations included).
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword cornbread dressing, cornbread from scratch
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 23 minutes
Total Time 33 minutes
Servings 16 squares
Calories 144kcal
Author Toni Dash


  • 1 cup All Purpose Flour (regular or gluten-free measure-for-measure flour blend)
  • 1 cup Yellow Cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1/3 cup Vegetable Oil

VARIATIONS (if making a variation the mix in ingredients are listed below by variation)


    • 1 cup Corn (canned (drained), frozen or fresh)


    • 1/4 cup chopped Jalapeno Peppers or Bell Peppers
    • 1 cup Corn (canned/drained, frozen or fresh)
    • 1/2 cup finely shredded Mexican Cheese blend


    • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar Cheese
    • 1/2 teaspoon minced Garlic


    • 6 ounces grated Pepper Jack Cheese
    • 1/2 cup seeded, chopped Jalapeno Peppers


    • 6 strips Bacon chopped
    • 3/4 cup shredded Pepper Jack Cheese
    • 1/4 cup thinly sliced Green Onion


    • 1 cup fresh Raspberries
    • 1 teaspoon finely grated Lemon Peel
    • 2 tablespoons sliced/slivered almonds add to top before baking


    • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Prepare an 8-inch baking pan with a non-stick spray. Optional: Line with foil and spray with a non-stick spray for easier removal.
    • In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, cornmeal, sugar, salt and baking powder.
    • Mix in the egg, milk and oil until well combined.
    • MIX INs: If making a variation of the cornbread, add the mix in ingredients listed above at this step.
    • Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
    • Allow to cool fully on a rack before cutting and serving.


    Nutritional Facts for plain Cornbread (no mix ins).
    This recipe has been tested multiple times with regular All Purpose Flour and with gluten-free measure-for-measure flour.


    Calories: 144kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 157mg | Potassium: 115mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 40IU | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1mg