Basic Recipe for Cornbread – Buttermilk Cornbread

Looking for a great basic recipe for Buttermilk Cornbread that will be perfect to go with supper tonight? Here’s the one we love to make that has only a few ingredients and a wonderful flavor!

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Recipe for Cornbread

We’d been wanting a simple recipe for cornbread when I created this recipe. It’s so nice to have something so uncomplicated! AND my husband loved it! You can substitute buttermilk for the whey if you don’t have any. I was just looking for a way to use up my whey from cheesemaking the other day!

This is such a great recipe. We’ve tried other cornbread recipes and none of them has compared to this one. It’s not crumbly and dry, it’s nice and moist and perfect for drizzling with lots of honey.

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Basic Cornbread Recipe

What you need:

  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup whey or buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup butter

How to make easy cornbread:

Mix the dry ingredients and the wet ingredients together separately. Then still together but don’t over mix. Pour together in a greased 8″x8″ pan. Bake at 425F for 20-25 minutes or until it looks done.

–Learn How to Make Buttermilk.

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Enjoy this Buttermilk Cornbread on its own or with some honey. Serve alongside this delicious Roasted Vegetable Soup Recipe for a delicious and filling meal.

If you want to make this cornbread even quicker to make, put the dry ingredients together and store in a jar until ready to make the full recipe!

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Basic Recipe for Cornbread

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup whey or buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup butter

Instructions

  1. Mix the dry ingredients and the wet ingredients together separately. Then stir together but don't over mix.

  2. Pour together in a greased 8"x8" pan. Bake at 425F for 20-25 minutes or until it looks done.

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This recipe for Buttermilk Cornbread was originally published on Little House Living in September 2010. It has been updated as of May 2020.

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