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Drizzling honey over the top of a piece of cornbread with honey.

Cornbread with Honey

This moist and delicious cornbread recipe is lightly sweetened with honey. A tasty and easy-to-make side dish for all types of meals such as BBQs, soups, and stews.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: best honey cornbread recipe, cornbread with honey, honey cornbread recipe
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 9
Calories: 183kcal
Author: Karen


  • 1 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • ¾ cornmeal
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg beaten
  • ¼ cup honey


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees and prepare a 9x9 baking dish with cooking spray and/or line with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, cornmeal, baking powder and salt until well mixed.
  • Add the buttermilk, oil, and egg. Use an electric mixer on low speed until fully incorporated.
  • Gently fold in the honey and mix just until combined.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared baking dish and bake for 20-25 minutes or until the top begins to turn golden brown. A toothpick inserted in the center should come out clean.
  • Remove from the oven and serve warm.


Calories: 183kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 166mg | Potassium: 160mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 70IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 76mg | Iron: 1mg
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