My family really likes cornbread. I like it too, but I like it northern style. I did not realize that cornbread had a northern version and a southern version until I moved to Oklahoma. I had no idea that it made much difference how it was made, but there is.
So, for those of you from the more southern states. I am sorry. I like my cornbread a little lighter than you. I like a little more flour in my corn bread than you do. I also like a little sugar in it. I now, how could I! 🙂 All I can say is, I grew up in Oregon. We like our cornbread light and fluffy and a little on the sweet side. If you put a little honey on it, it is even better.
I will admit though that southern style cornbread is pretty good. But to me it is a little dry to just eat on it’s own. But that is just me. I know many people who wouldn’t make cornbread with sugar in it.
How do you like your cornbread? Do you have a favorite recipe?
This is my favorite cornbread to make. I have another one I also like, but I think this is my favorite. This recipe came from the book “Top Secret Restaurant Recipes”. The same recipe is also on Recipezar. I have been making this recipe for several years. I made it one time when my mom was visiting and now this is the only cornbread she makes.
- 1 1/4 cups flour
- 3/4 cup cornmeal
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/4 cups milk
- 1/4 cup shortening
- 1 egg
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
- Combine all the dry ingredients in medium bowl.
- Add the milk, shortening, and egg and mix only until all the ingredients are well combined.
- Do not overmix.
- Pour the batter into a greased 8x8-inch pan.
- Bake for 25-30 minutes or until top is golden brown.
- Let cool slightly before slicing.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 205Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 27mgSodium: 312mgCarbohydrates: 30gFiber: 1gSugar: 9gProtein: 4g
Nutritional values are approximate and aren't always accurate.