Red Pepper Cornbread

Lynnda Cloutier


A great accompaniment to a nice bowl of chili. source unknown


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    2 cups yellow cornmeal
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    3/4 cup flour
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    1 tbsp. baking powder
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    1 tsp. salt
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    1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
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    1/2 cup finely chopped red pepper
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    1 egg, beaten
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    1 cup buttermilk
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    1 cup whole milk
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    1 tbsp. sugar
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    3 tbsp. melted butter, divided

How to Make Red Pepper Cornbread


  1. Preheat oven to 450 with a 10 inch cast iron skillet inside. Mix cornmeal, flour, baking powder, salt and cayenne in large bowl. Stir in bell pepper.
  2. Whisk together egg, buttermilk, milk, sugar and 2 Tbsp. butter til mixed. Stir buttermilk mixture into cornmeal mixture, just til mixed.
  3. Remove preheated skillet from oven; coat bottom and sides with remaining 1 Tbsp. butter. Quickly pour batter into skillet and bake til toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, about 25 minutes.

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About Red Pepper Cornbread

Course/Dish: Savory Breads

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