Delicious Corn Bread recipe
If you love fresh baked whole grain corn bread, below is a recipe that you might just love. If you mill your grain, you will especially love this recipe.
A great place to get whole grains and beans is at www.grainmiller.com. Great selection, and great prices.
Anyway, here's the recipe...
Makes 8-9 servings
Dry Grains you need to mill:
1/2 C of Dried Corn should make approx amount of flour below.
1/2 C of Soft White Wheat Grain should make approx amount of flour below.
Mix together all dry ingredients first:
3/4 C corn meal
3/4 C wheat flour
1/2 tsp salt
2 1/2 tsp baking powder
up to 1/4 C sugar/succanat (optional - we like it sweet)
Preheat oven to 425 with 3 TBS butter in 10-12 inch iron skillet or 8x8 Pyrex dish inside oven. You will need to watch this and now move fast....
Make a ‘well’ in the middle of the dry mix and add :
3/4 C butter milk (or *soured milk)
2 TBS Honey (omit if you used sugar/succanat in dry)
~BEFORE YOU STIR THIS TOGETHER~ take pan out of oven and pour in melted butter. Be sure to leave bottom of pan well coated for non-stick purposes.
Mix ingredients and quickly pour into hot buttered pan. Replace in oven on middle rack for about 20-25 minutes.
Slice within the pan and serve with butter, honey or molasses.
* this does need to be made ahead of mixing dry ingredients... soured milk = add 1 TBS of vinegar or lemon juice for every 3/4C milk
Add one can of drained corn (or 1C frozen)
Add diced jalapenos, tomatoes, corn and/or onions for a Mexican Cornbread.