Corn Light Bread

Unlike the typical crusty cornbread, this bread has a cakelike texture.

This recipe goes with Turkey Sandwiches With Cranberry Salsa

Yield: 1 (9-inch) loaf
Recipe from Southern Living

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  • 2 cups plus 1 tablespoon self-rising cornmeal, divided
  • 1 cup self-rising flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten


  1. Grease a 9- x 5-inch loafpan, and sprinkle pan lightly with 1 tablespoon cornmeal.
  2. Combine 2 cups cornmeal and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl; add remaining ingredients, stirring until blended. Pour batter into prepared pan, and let stand 10 minutes.
  3. Bake at 400° for 40 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool in pan on a wire rack 10 minutes.
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