Corn Bread Recipe
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I've tried many recipes for corn bread. But my family and friends agree my version is one of the best they've tasted. It turns our moist and delicious every time.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 9 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup cornmeal
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 198 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 227mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.


  1. Combine the first five ingredients. Add milk, egg and butter; stir until dry ingredients are moistened. Pour batter into a greased 8-in. square baking pan. Bake at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown and a toothpick inserted near center of bread comes out clean. Serve warm. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Corn Bread in Country Woman January/February 1991, p37

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robbrd User ID: 1292786 238636
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2015

"It was okay. I gave it 3 stars primarily because of the ease. The lack of flavor had me considering 2 stars but that seems harsh since it was good, just not what I'm looking for."

gunslinger User ID: 544392 235649
Reviewed Oct. 26, 2015

"Made this cornbread recipe for a chili supper and it was very tasty! They have a slight sweetness that makes it an excellent choice for chili or vegetable soup. I made mine in muffins for easy individual serving size."

fishrgal User ID: 1182152 224771
Reviewed Apr. 13, 2015

"I almost didn't make this recipe because of the 1, 2 and 3 star ratings. I am so glad I tried it anyway because it is the best cornbread I have ever made! I made a huge pot of Spicy Touchdown chili, and decided it needed corn bread. Well, too often cornbread is too dry. This recipe was more bread-like, and I all my guests (men and women both) said it was the best they ever had and wanted more. Unfortunately I only made enough for everyone to have two, and I wish I had made more because I wanted more as well."

Crismelser User ID: 7592850 11622
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2014

"Great all around recipe. quick and easy"

Pings pot User ID: 6934086 201345
Reviewed Sep. 12, 2013

"This is definitely one of the best cornbread recipes I've had. Even the leftovers were moist! I did get a bit worried when my batter wouldn't "pour" like recipe suggested and I ended up "spreading" the batter with a knife, but the end result.....Yummy!!"

mother of 3 User ID: 1726536 37425
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2013

"Pardon me, BabyblueeyesJacque, your comment sounds like you've never had TastyKake's sweet corn cakes. They are suitable for toasting, then spreading with sweet butter. They are so scrumptious, you should try them & not knock sweet cornbread."

frawgee_lady User ID: 4500578 5433
Reviewed Mar. 1, 2012

"Good, basic corn bread recipe. I increase to 2 eggs. Makes the consistency less crumbly."

jennifer.sheremetta User ID: 4604333 28517
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2012

"I agree 100% with BabyblueeyesJacque. why on earth would anyone want to put sugar in their cornbread?? UUUGGGHHHH YUCKY! Maybe its just a southern thing. As far as the recipe. I loved it. Sure it was a tad bland, but my husband & I loved it just the same with black bean and ham soup! :) We used it to sop of the liquid :) YUMMMM! Recommend it anyday of the week WITHOUT SUGAR!!!!!"

ckohlmeyer User ID: 6456633 12445
Reviewed Jan. 15, 2012

"A little bland. I added more sugar. quick & easy"

tmcook User ID: 5783789 11621
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2011

"Seemed heavy w/limited flavor"

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