Sweet Potato Cornbread

Be sure to use self-rising cornmeal mix or your bread will be flat and hard.


Makes 6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Bake: 25 Minutes


2 cups self-rising cornmeal mix
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 1/2 cups milk
1 cup mashed cooked sweet potato
1/4 cup butter, melted
1 large egg, beaten


Whisk together all ingredients, whisking just until dry ingredients are moistened. Spoon batter into a greased 8-inch cast-iron skillet or baking pan.

Bake at 425° for 20 to 25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used White Lily Self-Rising Buttermilk Cornmeal Mix.