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ellen's sweet cornbread

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

I have made this before but failed to take pictures. I will make it again very soon and snap my own pic. This cornbread literally melts in your mouth. It is so light and flavorful. And a bit sweet for those with a sweet tooth, like me! Recipe: Photo:

(3 ratings)
yield 4 -6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For ellen's sweet cornbread

  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1
  • 4 Tbsp
    (1/2 stick) butter, melted
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    white sugar
  • 1 c
    yellow corn meal
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp

How To Make ellen's sweet cornbread

  • 1
    In a medium bowl, whisk together honey, egg, butter, milk, and water. In a separate bowl, combine sugar, corn meal, flour, baking powder, and salt. Stir gently to combine.
  • 2
    Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients until they are all combined. The batter should be a bit lumpy.
  • 3
    Pour the mixture into a greased 8x8-inch baking dish. Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 25-30 minutes, or until set in the middle and golden brown. Serve with lots of melted butter!