Corn Bread

Most corn bread recipes are made with much too much sugar.  This is basically Richard's mother's recipe, and while the family in general had a sweet-tooth, the amount of sugar she uses in her corn bread is less than half of other popular recipes.

Basic Recipe

  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup corn meal
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tps baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (optional) 
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted (but not hot)
  • 1 egg beaten

Heat oven to 400 oF.  Grease 8 or 9 inch pan.  Combine dry ingredients.  Stir in wet ingredients (do not over mix).  Pour into pan and bake 20-25 minutes, or until a light golden brown.  A wooden toothpick inserted in the middle should come out clean.

Serves 9.

Page revised:  26 July 2013