Cornbread

    Cornbread

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    55min


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    About this recipe: A simple recipe for cornbread. Cut into squares and serve cornbread with chilli con carne, a bowl of soup or chowder.

    Ingredients
    Makes: 1 (20cm) square tin

    • 120g polenta (cornmeal)
    • 125ml milk
    • 100g butter or margarine
    • 100g caster sugar
    • 175g plain flour
    • 2 tablespoons cornflour
    • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 egg
    • 250ml milk

    Method
    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:55min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease a 20cm square tin thoroughly.
    2. Combine polenta and milk. Sieve flour, baking powder and salt. Stir together the egg and milk.
    3. Cream margarine and blend in sugar. Stir flour mixture and egg mixture alternately into creamed mixture alternately. Blend in polenta mixture.
    4. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes.

    Tip

    You can cut down on the sugar to just a couple of tablespoons if you prefer your cornbread less sweet.

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    Reviews (4)

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    3

    Just used a few tablespoons of sugar. Mixed dry ingredients in one bowl, wet (plus melted butter) in another and combined slowly. Make sure not to overmix. It came out beautifully. - 27 Nov 2012

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    1

    The two separate quantities of milk seems a bit ambiguous. - 11 Mar 2016

    0

    Made it with light brown sugar - 30 Oct 2015

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