Healthy Recipes

Good-for-you Cornbread
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Servings: 10
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Cornmeal 1 cup
Flour 1 cup
White sugar ¼ cup
Baking powder 1 teaspoon
Buttermilk, 1% fat 1 cup
Egg 1
Margarine, regular, tub ¼ cup
Vegetable oil (to grease baking pan) 1 teaspoon

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Mix together cornmeal, flour, sugar, and baking powder.
  3. In another bowl, combine buttermilk and egg. Beat lightly.
  4. Slowly add buttermilk and egg mixture to the dry ingredients.
  5. Add margarine and mix by hand or with a mixer for 1 minute.
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes in an 8-by-8 inch greased baking dish. Cool. Cut into 10 squares.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 square
Calories 178
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 22 mg
Sodium 94 mg
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