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Perfectly sweetened, lightly browned, deliciously moist, amazing cornbread. This Best Cornbread recipe is my favorite cornbread!
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The Best Cornbread

Perfectly sweetened, lightly browned, deliciously moist, amazing cornbread. This Best Cornbread recipe is my favorite cornbread!
Course: Bread
Cuisine: Southern
Keyword: Best Cornbread
Servings: 12 pieces

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups yellow cornmeal
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter melted and cooled
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar lightly packed
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup plus 3 tablespoons buttermilk

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Grease and flour sides and bottoms of an 8" or 9" square baking pan.
  • In a medium sized bowl, whisk together cornmeal, flour, baking powder and salt. Then stir in brown sugar and sugar until well combined.
  • Next whisk in egg until just combined. Then whisk in melted butter (The butter should be liquid, but not hot. If it is hot it can cook the egg).
  • Whisk in buttermilk until combined.
  • Pour into prepared baking pan. Bake until top is lightly browned and toothpick inserted into center of bread comes out clean or with just a few crumbs, about 20-22 minutes.