Perfectly Yellow Cornbread Recipe

Yellow Cornbread. Elizabeth Yetter
  • Total: 33 mins
  • Prep: 8 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Yield: 9 Servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
207 Calories
10g Fat
26g Carbs
5g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 9 Servings
Amount per serving
Calories 207
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 66mg 22%
Sodium 548mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Protein 5g
Calcium 205mg 16%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Every cook knows that you simply cannot have just one recipe for cornbread. Since it’s so easy to make and there are innumerable variations of cornbread to try out, many of us go on collecting, adapting, and creating our own cornbread recipes.
Perfectly yellow cornbread is my favorite cornbread recipe. The bread is firm, moist, and cuts without crumbling to bits. Makes 9 servings.


  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 4 tsp baking powder

Steps to Make It

  1. Preheat oven 400 F.

  2. In medium bowl, mix cornmeal, flour, sugar, and salt.

  3. Mix in milk, eggs, and melted butter.

  4. Stir in baking powder.

  5. Pour batter into greased 8 x 8 inch pan. Bake at 400 degrees F for 25 minutes or until the toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.