Golden Corn Bread


Good Housekeeping

Posted April 5, 2022 (Last updated October 14, 2020)



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You probably have the ingredients for this basic corn bread in your kitchen. Try variations flavored with bacon or peppery cheese, or bake the batter as muffins.


  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour130 g
  • Cornmeal icon
    Cornmeal130 g
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar3 tablespoons
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder1 tablespoon
  • Salt icon
    Salt¾ teaspoon
  • Salted butter icon
    Salted butter4 tablespoons
  • Milk icon
    Milk160 ml
  • Egg icon

  • 1. Pre-heat oven - 221°C
  • 2. Grease a clean square pan
  • 3. Add all purpose flour, cornmeal, granulated sugar, baking powder and salt to a clean medium bowl
  • 4. Mix until combined
  • 5. Add salted butter to a clean small glass bowl
  • 6. Melt in microwave - low heat
  • 7. Add milk and egg to a clean large mixing bowl
  • 8. Beat until combined
  • 9. Transfer content of small glass bowl to batter
  • 10. Mix until combined
  • 11. Transfer dry ingredients to batter
  • 12. Mix briefly until just combined
  • 13. Transfer batter to square pan
  • 14. Bake until skewer tests clean - 20 min, 221°C
  • 15. Cut into squares

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