- 1-1/4 cups cornmeal
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 egg
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 3/4 cup vegetable oil
- In a bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, sugars, baking soda and salt. In another bowl, beat egg, buttermilk and oil; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake at 425° for 12-15 minutes or until muffins test done. Cool in pan for 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack. Yield: 1 dozen.
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I had to post a 2nd time because I failed to give this recipe a star rating and found no way to go back and edit my initial review to include it.
Followed this recipe to the letter with the exception of using Canola Oil and powdered buttermilk. Neither of which should have made a negative difference. But I found them only acceptable. They did indeed crumble and were barely sweet. I also didn't like the darkened color caused by the addition of brown sugar instead of white.
My late mother-in-law made it our business to try corn muffin recipes we liked as well as the Jiffy mix. When I finally found this recipe in a ToH mag years ago, we knew it was a keeper. Everyone loves it. I miss Ruth very much and I think of her whenever I fix these muffins for my family.
These are very good muffins - lightly sweet and somewhat moist. They keep well at room temperature so they are great to send in a "care package" to college students, especially when you include a small container of honey with them.
These are the best! I make them with powdered buttermilk, just add it to the dry ingredients. Add water in place of the buttermilk.