Mama Approved Cornbread
This traditional American cuisine goes well with your favorite slow carb (i.e., beans, greens, etc) and protein source (i.e., turkey, pork chop, fish, etc). Having a slice of cornbread could also make for a great afternoon snack. This recipe can easily serve 8 or 16, as it depends on your preferred slice size. For your convenience we’ve provided the nutritional analysis for serving sizes of 150 and 300 calories per slice.
½ cup unbleached all-purpose flour
½ cup whole wheat flour
1 cup yellow cornmeal (recommended Arrowhead Mills® brand when possible)
2/3 cup Evaporated Cane Juice
1 teaspoon salt
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 whole egg
1 ¼ cup milk (i.e., soy, non-fat milk, etc)
1/3 cup Butter (or Extra Virgin or Virgin olive, coconut or avocado)
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Spray or lightly grease a 9-inch round cake pan.
- In a large bowl, combine flour, cornmeal, sugar, salt, and baking powder. Stir in egg, milk, and oil until well combined. Pour batter into prepared pan.
- Bake in preheated oven for 22 to 26 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean.
APPROXIMATE NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS PER SERVING: 300 calories (5.6 grams of protein, 44.5 grams of carbohydrates, 12.3 grams of fat, 2.2 grams of fiber).
APPROXIMATE NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS PER SERVING: 150 calories (2.8 grams of protein, 22.3 grams of carbohydrates, 6.1 grams of fat, 1.1 grams of fiber).