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A friend gave me this recipe several years ago, and it's my favorite. I love to serve the melt-in-your mouth corn bread hot from the oven with butter and syrup. It gets rave reviews on holidays and at potluck dinners. —Nicole Callen, Auburn, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:15 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 15 servings

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1-2/3 cups 2% milk
  • 2-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 259 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 386mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Combine eggs and milk. Combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with egg mixture.
  2. Pour into a greased 13x9-in. baking pan. Bake 22-27 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cut into squares; serve warm. Yield: 15 servings.
Originally published as Buttery Corn Bread in Taste of Home April/May 2001, p39


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earthchild528 User ID: 8156869 254725
Reviewed Sep. 27, 2016

"This isn't cornbread....more like cake, but then I'm from the South."

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TNbluffbaker User ID: 46423 254463
Reviewed Sep. 22, 2016

"Easy to make, but too sweet for our taste. I'm going to try making it again using less sugar."

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2124arizona User ID: 845443 249615
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2016

"This is my youngest son's favorite corn bread. It's so fluffy and light. Honey butter is good on this bread."

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Seabass_mum User ID: 8879232 249463
Reviewed Jun. 15, 2016

"Should have read other reviews before making it. Seemed like a version Jiffy cake mix..very similar."

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Cookie2366 User ID: 8866933 248555
Reviewed May. 23, 2016

"I made this recipe tonight.

It was devine!!
I couldn't believe how moist it was, just delicious!
I have to say it was a bit sweet, I will try with 1/2 cup sugar next time.
Overall amazing!!!!
Its a keeper!"

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dschultz01 User ID: 1076910 247627
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2016

"Excellent corn bread! Very moist. You do have to dirty a lot of dishes, though."

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lil buns User ID: 6914742 247424
Reviewed Apr. 24, 2016

"Deleted all other cornbread recipes."

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olneyclerk User ID: 7774260 246304
Reviewed Mar. 30, 2016 Edited Mar. 31, 2016

"Great Recipe always a dinner winner"

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fireflywriter User ID: 8771265 243856
Reviewed Feb. 15, 2016

"This recipe deserves four stars. It is the only corn bread recipe I baked & served in both of my restaurant journeys... Moist, delicious& flavorful. Thank-you for this awesome recipe. ---ginger meeder"

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jnestler User ID: 1140894 243734
Reviewed Feb. 13, 2016

"Wow! I have used this recipe since I first found it years ago in a Taste Of Home magazine. My family loves this, especially when I use it as a complement to my chili."

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