This lightly sweet cornbread pairs well with chili and soups and is just the right size for one or two people. Dip it in a glass of buttermilk for a truly Southern snack.
This recipe for Corn Bread comes from The Ultimate Cooking For One Cookbook: 175 Super Easy Recipes Make Just For You by Joanie Zisk of OneDishKitchen.com.
It’s an easy recipe to follow and make and you probably have the ingredients in your pantry and fridge right now. It’s the perfect size for baking in a toaster oven if you have one, but of course, you can always bake it in a regular-sized oven, too.
Cornbread freezes well, so if you find that the generous portion is too much for one, wrap half well in plastic wrap and freeze. It should last for a few months.
- 2 ½ Tablespoons butter, melted
- ¼ cup 1% milk
- 1 large egg
- ¼ cup plus 1 Tablespoon yellow cornmeal
- ¼ cup all-purpose flour
- 2 Tablespoons granulated sugar
- ¼ teaspoon baking powder
- ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
- Preheat oven to 400°F.
- In a medium bowl, whisk together melted butter, milk, and egg.
- In a separate medium bowl, mix together cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
- Add cornmeal mixture to milk mixture and stir just until flour is moistened.
- Pour batter into a 6.5” cast-iron skillet greased with oil or butter and spread evenly.
- Bake 22 minutes until top is golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Enjoy warm.
Excerpted from The Ultimate Cooking For One Cookbook Cookbook by Joanie Zisk. Copyright © 2019 by Simon & Schuster, Inc. Used by permission of the publisher. All rights reserved.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 591 Total Fat: 35g Saturated Fat: 20g Trans Fat: 1g Unsaturated Fat: 12g Cholesterol: 265mg Sodium: 980mg Carbohydrates: 59g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 29g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 12g
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