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Traditional Cornbread Recipe

There is something special about a pan of warm cornbread dripping with melted butter! This Traditional Cornbread Recipe is super easy to make with simple ingredients! Put it together in minutes in 1 bowl!

  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 9-12 pieces 1x


  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup white whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup white granulated sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter (softened)


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Spray 8×8 square baking pan with non-stick cooking spray
  2. Stir together dry ingredients
  3. Add the milk, eggs, and butter and beat until smooth
  4. Pour into prepared pan and bake for 20-30 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean
  5. I like to check mine at 15 minutes and turn the pan
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  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Category: Side Dish