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Basic Cornbread

Prep time
5 mins
Baked goods
Recipe adapted from King Arthur Flour 200th Anniversary Cookbook ©1990


Delicious served with chili or soup.


1 ccornmeal
1 cwhole-wheat or unbleached flour
1⁄4 csugar
1 Tbaking powder
1 tsalt
1 cmilk
1 egg
4 Tmelted butter or margarine or canola oil


Preheat oven to 425°F; grease a 8-inch square baking pan and set aside. Combine dry ingredients in a mixing bowl and stir well. In a separate bowl, whisk together the milk, egg and melted butter. Pour the liquid ingredients into the flour mixture and stir just until all the dry ingredients are moistened. Spread batter in prepared pan and bake in preheated oven about 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.