Thursday, November 15, 2012

Company Cornbread ~ Printable Recipe


"Ma rolled up her sleeves and washed her hands and mixed cornbread,
while Mary brought the wood and Laura set the table."

~ Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little House on the Prairie


This is our *all time family favorite* cornbread recipe which is so simple to make since you are placing everything inside one bowl (love those kind). It is hard to believe that I used to spend money on mixes! Here is how we prepare it...


"They talked about spareribs, and turkey with dressing, and baked beans,
and crackling cornbread, and other good things."

~ Laura Ingalls Wilder, Farmer Boy


Place in a large mixing bowl the following dry ingredients (then stir):
  • 1 c. cornmeal
  • 1 c. whole wheat flour
  • 2 c. all purpose flour
  • 3/4 c. sugar (You can also get away with using 1/2 c. sugar but it is not as sweet or 1/2 c. honey can be substituted but cornbread will be more dense.)
  • 2 tbsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt 


Once the dry ingredients are stirred, add the following:
  • 1/2 c. oil (We use sunflower or grape-seed oil.)

And:
  • 4 eggs

Lastly:
  • 3 c. milk (I used the same glass container for the oil so pardon the weird oily milk look.)

Stir all ingredients together until smooth with a wire whisk to break up any clumps.


Pour mixture into a greased, 9 by 13 inch pan. Place in a preheated oven at 350 degrees and bake for approx. 35 minutes. When toothpick in center comes out clean (and top is golden brown) then it is ready. Let it sit a few minutes prior to serving to make sure the cornbread has set.

Note: Cornbread goes great with beans for a frugal and filling meal.


"In the middle of the table she set a milk-pan full of beautiful brown baked beans, and now from the oven she took the square baking-pan full of golden corn-bread. The rich brown smell and the sweet golden smell curled deliciously together in the air."
~ Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little House on the Prairie


* Below is a printable recipe should you like to add it to your Recipe Book *


You may also be interested in our: Cornbread Mix-in-a-Jar Kit


Simply download and print (please let me know if you have any problems).

20 comments:

  1. Mm, your cornbread looks excellent!

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    1. Let me know how it turns out if you decide to make :) It is always a hit over here!

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  3. I've been looking for a good cornbread recipe to try, and I think I have now found one. I'm seriously thinking about try this cornbread recipe with some beans and veggies this weekend. :)

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    1. I have also cut the recipe in half and baked in a 8 by 8 square pan. Works out great too :)

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  4. Yum! I will try your recipe. I love baking corn bread on Winter a lot. Thank you sharing!

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  5. I do enjoy your blog. The recipe sounds delicious. I actually like corn bread with chili.

    ...commenting about your previous post... I love homeschooling. We too are studying history from Creation and on. We are using Sonlight for our curriculum.

    Blessings, Deanna
    @ http://theheartshunger.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks for the nice comments! Are you enjoying the history in order as much as myself? I am having a blast learning!!!

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    2. Oh yes, yes! I love the chonological order and keeping Biblical history in there too. Right now we've worked our way up to 165bc.
      God bless

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    3. Excellent! We are going to start Babylon soon... Have a wonderful weekend :)

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  6. Just me again! I just wanted to let you know that I tried your cornbread recipe last night, and it was good! I shared it on my blog, and left a link on my post to your blog with the recipe. :) I had to change the recipe a bit though for our dietary needs, but it was SO GOOD! Thanks again! :)

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    1. Oh, thanks for the follow up!!! I am so glad to hear it worked out for you :)

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  7. This looks delicious, JES! Your blog is lovely. Thank you so much for linking up at Artful Tuesdays!

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    1. Thank you and you are very welcome :)

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  8. This looks like a great recipe. Will definitely be trying it out! Thank you!

    God bless you as you abide in Him!

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    1. Thank you for sharing here today and I hope your family enjoys it :)

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  9. My son just asked me a couple days ago to make some cornbread, I have never made it before but am going to try your recipe. We recently started living more frugal and "old fashion", and my kids and I are enjoying it so much! Thank you and will be a devoted follower of your blog. God Bless <3

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    1. Great! I hope you enjoy it! It is our favorite :)

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