Sweet Corn Bread Recipe
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Sweet Corn Bread Recipe

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This corn bread goes well with just about anything. I always make it when we have chili. The sour cream makes it nice and moist.
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 powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1/3 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 239 calories, 11g fat (7g saturated fat), 55mg cholesterol, 281mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein


  1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a large bowl, combine flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. In a small bowl, whisk egg, sour cream, milk and butter; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  2. Pour into a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Bake 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Serve warm. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Sweet Corn Bread in Country Extra March 1999, p49

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Reviewed Dec. 9, 2014

"Really do enjoy this recipe. Easy to make, and delicious, moist cornbread."

Reviewed Aug. 9, 2014

"The butter and sour cream make it so moist and buttery, one of the best cornbread recipes I have tried!"

Reviewed Jan. 6, 2014

"Substituted plain yogurt for the sour cream and skim milk for a low fat version."

Reviewed Jan. 3, 2012

"Made these into muffins and added some fresh chopped parsley - really good! Nice to have instead of bread with a meal."

Reviewed Oct. 17, 2011

"I love this recepe for cornbread. I think it's the sour cream that keeps it moist."

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