Country Corn Bread Recipe
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Country Corn Bread Recipe

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A meal of chili can corn bread is a tradition for our Christmas Eve gatherings at my brother's house. I'm always asked to bring this corn bread—the lightest and fluffiest I've ever tasted. —Burdell Fossum of Plymouth, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 9 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) reduced-fat plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup canola oil

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 207 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 226mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein Diabetic Exchanges:2 starch, 1 fat


  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking soda and salt. Whisk together the egg, yogurt and oil. Stir into the dry ingredients just until combined.
  2. Transfer to an 8-in. square baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until top is lightly browned and a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Serve warm. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Country Corn Bread in Light & Tasty December/January 2005, p27

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Reviewed Mar. 2, 2014

"Very good corn bread recipe. Light and fluffy. So easy to make. Definitely will be making again! Thanks for sharing the recipe!"

Reviewed Oct. 12, 2011

"Its ok seemed average, but I would make it again"

Reviewed Jun. 14, 2011

"This is so simple to make and very tasty! Excellent with chili or soup."

Reviewed Feb. 13, 2010

"My sister-in-law shared this recipe we tastes great and very easy to make. Since then, I've shared it with a couple of my neighbors and everyone is raving about it."

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