Basic Classic Cornbread


This is a basic cornbread that old Cajuns used to eat with cracklins and milk.


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup yellow corn meal
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 can cream corn (optional)


Step 1

In a medium glass bowl, combine all the dry ingredients; then add the eggs, oil and milk. Stir to blend all ingredients. Do not overbeat.

Step 2

Pour into a greased 10 inch iron skillet or pan. Bake at 425 degrees for 25 minutes.


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