April 15, 2012

Perfect Cornbread


It's almost time.....I feel like we've been waiting forever.  One more day and we get to see BRUCE (Springsteen) live!!!!!!  I am sooooo excited!!!!  Bruce is one of the only singers that my husband and I both like, so when I heard he was going on tour I knew I had to get tickets.  It will be nice to get away, even if it's just for one night, with my husband to see one of the most amazing performers ever.  Have I mentioned how excited I am????!?!?!? BRUCE :)

Finding a good cornbread recipe is not easy.  Most are too dry, some are too sweet and some don't have the right cornmeal to flour ratio.  I have tried tons of cornbread recipes, none of them living up to my standard for the perfect cornbread.  Then finally I came across this recipe that to me made the perfect cornbread.  The only negative thing about it was that it was on the sweet side, so after a few modifications I think I've got the perfect cornbread. 


Perfectly Moist Cornbread 

1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup cornmeal
½ cup sugar
2 ½ tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 cup milk
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 egg 

Preheat oven to 375, and spray an 8x8 baking dish with cooking spray.  In a large bowl combine all dry ingredients.  Add the egg, milk and vegetable oil and stir until just combined.  Pour batter into pan and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

10 comments:

  1. Bruce should be a good show, he can rock!
    Thanks for the cornbread recipe, and I do
    like a little sweetness in my bread

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  2. Your cornbread recipe won in a series on my blog called "recipe showdown." It beat out both Grandma's Buttermilk Cornbread (which has 3000 five star ratings) and Cooks-Illustrated's recipe! Check it out! Thanks for the great recipe!
    http://cannella-vita.blogspot.com/2012/11/recipe-showdown-cornbread.html

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    1. Yay, such good news! Thanks for using my recipe - I'm honored :)

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  3. This was delicious! Thank you!

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  4. I will be making this for thanks giving

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  5. Best cornbread I've had I doubled the recipe and it came out perfect thank you

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  6. Make this twice a month. Including my sister in laws baby shower. IT IS ALWAYS RAVED ABOUT!!!!! Love spreading some butter on the top when it comes out from a hot oven then cutting it up into squares. I double it every time and it fits perfectly in a 9x13. THANKYOU

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  7. Thank you for commenting - I'm so glad you like it!

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  8. Excellent corn bread - on the other hand Bruce Springsteen - way over-rated!

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