The best cornbread recipe EVER

Cooking in my little kitchen today: Homemade chili con carne and this wonderful cornbread! Yummmmmmm!

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Girls, write this one down, and keep it.  You won’t find a better cornbread recipe from scratch.

They say that necessity is the mother of all inventions (or in my own words; “necessity is a mother”), and I believe it’s true.  When I had a large grocery budget, I would pick up “the best” cornbread mix from the shelves, Marie Calender’s.  But when cooking from scratch became a necessity, I found this recipe online that rivals my favorite mix, and wins hand’s down in the competition.


  • 1.5 cups cornmeal (I picked up the cheapest bag available, I don’t think brands matter much, cornmeal is cornmeal is cornmeal, imho)
  • 2.5 cups milk
  • 2 cups all purpose white flour
  • 1 TBSP baking soda
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup canola oil

Preheat oven to 400*

Soak cornmeal in milk for five minutes  (I like to think this…

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