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Easy Cornbread Recipe

This easy cornbread recipe is sweet, moist and super delicious! Have it for breakfast or served alongside your favorite stews, chili, soups and more. Its crunchy, buttery edges make this the best cornbread recipe ever! 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Keyword: Cornbread, Cornbread Recipe, Easy Cornbread Recipe
Servings: 10
Author: Vanessa


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup, 1 stick, unsalted butter, melted


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Butter 5 mini loaf pans or a 9-inch square baking dish and place in the oven to warm up.
  • In a large bowl, mix flour, cornmeal, both sugars, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • Make a well in the center and add the buttermilk and eggs. Mix to combined.
  • Pour in the melted butter and stir to incorporate into the batter until just combined (be careful not to overmix).
  • Carefully, transfer the batter into the mini loaf pans. Bake for 15 minutes or until the cornbread starts to brown on top and a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  • Allow to cool for 15 minutes before serving.