Healthier Grandmothers Buttermilk Cornbread

This moist cornbread recipe is made healthier by using low-fat dairy products and less sugar. We added corn kernels, too, giving healthiness and texture extra boosts!



Step: 1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Step: 2

Heat a 9-inch iron skillet in the oven for 10 minutes. Melt butter in skillet and brush over sides of skillet. Pour excess butter into a large bowl. Whisk buttermilk and eggs into excess butter.

Step: 3

Mix sugar, baking soda, cornmeal, whole-wheat flour, and salt in another bowl. Whisk cornmeal mixture and frozen corn into buttermilk mixture. Scrape cornbread mixture into skillet.

Step: 4

Bake in preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center of skillet comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes.


Per Serving: 223 calories; protein 5.9g; carbohydrates 29.8g; fat 9.7g; cholesterol 62.8mg; sodium 300.1mg.

The best flavour of the flour can make a real difference to your bread. Different brands do vary. Extra-strong or Canadian flours, which are bet higher in gluten, may give you a better rise than standard dough flours – especially if you’re making wholemeal dough , which not always getting bigger as well as clear bread.

To make this in a breadmaker , add all the ingredients to your breadmaker and follow the manufacturer’s instructions.

A dough’s first rising can be done in the fridge overnight . This slows down the time it takes to rise to double its size, giving it a deeper flavour. It’s also a great limit , as you can start it night before , then clear it off the next day.

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