Buttermilk Cornbread

Cornbread 1

Wowsers – I now have BIG love for Cornbread.  It’s like a cake that is beautiful on the side of something savoury or sweet.  It’s inspiring  me to think up all sorts of new scrumptious recipes to serve it with.  This is my favourite way so far:

Cornbread Brunch

But frankly it’s a little star in it’s own right.

This Makes 9 Squares of Cornbread

Macros per square:

Calories 288, Fat 12.3g, Carbs 41g, Fiber 1.6g and Protein 3.2g


  • 180g Corn Meal
  • 175g Plain Flour
  • 125g Unsalted Butter
  • 150g Golden Caster Sugar
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 300ml Buttermilk
  • 1/2 Tsp Bicarbonate of Soda

You will need:

  • Pre-heated Oven 175C Conventional / 155C Fan
  • Large Mixing Bowl
  • Scales / Measuring Jug / Measuring Spoon
  • Large Pan
  • Whisk
  • Spatula
  • Greased 8 inch by 8 inch Square Baking Tin
  • Weigh out your corn meal, plain flour and salt. Place in large mixing bowl and mix until combined

  • Melt the butter in a large pan over a medium heat

  • When butter has melted remove the pan from the heat

    Add the sugar and whisk until sugar has melted into the butter

  • Crack the eggs into the pan swiftly and whisk until the mixture is combined

  • Add your bicarbonate of soda to the buttermilk stir it in

    Then add this mix to the pan

  • And whisk until thoroughly mixed

  • Add the flour mix to the pan

  • and beat in until combined

    Add the mix to your baking tin and pop it in the oven to bake for 30 – 40 minutes

  • Until it is golden and a skewer comes out clean

    Leave to cool in in the tin for 5 minutes and then turn out to cool on a cooling rack.


  • Divide it up and enjoy


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