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Cornbread

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Prep time: about 40 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 eggs, beaten with a fork
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • ½ cup corn (fresh, canned, or frozen if it's taken out of the freezer ahead of time and soft)

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400º F (200º C).
  2. Put all the ingredients, except for the corn, into a large bowl.
  3. Beat all the ingredients together with a big wooden spoon. The mixture should be smooth.
  4. Stir in the corn and mix.
  5. Pour the mixture into baking pan coated with shortening or nonstick spray.
  6. Bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes or until the cornbread is light brown on top.
  7. Remove bread from the oven, cut it into 9 pieces with a knife, and serve warm.

Serves: 9

Serving size: 1 piece

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
226 calories
5 g protein
7 g fat
30 g carbohydrate
1 g fiber
48 mg cholesterol
376 mg sodium
77 mg calcium
1.5 mg iron

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, LD/N

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