Out of love for all things bread grew this delicious sweet cornbread recipe! The flavor is just right, and pairs perfectly with a tasty bowl of Chili Mac. Comfort food at its finest here ladies and gentlemen, I give you Sweet Cornbread!
Could this finally be the winner? I’ve been on the search for a sweet cornbread recipe that tastes similar, if not better, than the Jiffy cornbread mix you buy at the store. I grew up on Jiffy, and while it would be easy to just buy those boxes, I’m determined to find a “from scratch” sweet cornbread recipe that I like. This one fits the bill pretty well!
Making chili with this sweet cornbread recipe? Try making it with this Homemade Chili Seasoning!
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Ingredients for Sweet Cornbread
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 cup cornmeal
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 egg, lightly beaten
- 1 cup sour cream
- 1/3 cup milk
- 1/4 cup butter, melted
Helpful Kitchen Tools
In a large bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
Combine the egg, sour cream, milk and butter; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
Pour into a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Bake at 400 degrees F for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Serve warm.
I hope you all enjoy this sweet cornbread recipe! Pair it with this 3 Bean Chili Recipe, or this Chicken Chili with Black Beans and Corn or use your leftovers to make these Chili and Cornbread-Stuffed Peppers, YUM!
This post was originally published on this blog on Oct. 20, 2008.