Light Cornbread



Makes 10 servings
Total time: 35 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 35 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 172
Fat 7.9 g
Satfat 1.2 g
Monofat 1.8 g
Polyfat 4.7 g
Protein 4.5 g
Carbohydrate 22.5 g
Fiber 1.6 g
Cholesterol 22 mg
Iron 1.5 mg
Sodium 359 mg
Calcium 151 mg


2 teaspoons vegetable oil
2 cups self-rising white cornmeal mix
2 tablespoons sugar
2 cups nonfat buttermilk
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1/4 cup vegetable oil


Preheat oven to 425°. Add 2 tsp. vegetable oil to a 10-inch cast-iron skillet; heat in oven 5 minutes. Stir together cornmeal mix and sugar in a large bowl. Add buttermilk, egg, and 1/4 cup vegetable oil, stirring just until blended. Pour batter into hot skillet. Bake 20 to 22 minutes or until golden and cornbread pulls away from sides.

August 2011
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