Great Grandma’s Basic Sweet Cornbread



  • 1 Cup Cornmeal
  • 1 Cup Flour
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 2 Tablespoon Coconut Oil
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Baking Powder
  • 1 Cup Buttermilk room temp
  • 1 Large Egg room temp
  • 1/2 Cup Butter room temp


  1. In a large bowl, mix together the butter and sugar. Add the egg- mix well. Combine the salt, flour and baking powder.
  2. Add a 1/4 cup flour blend- mix to combine. Then 1/4 cup buttermilk- mix to combine. Then add 1/4 cornmeal. Repeat the process of Wet-Dry-Wet. Add the coconut oil and combine. Use the extra butter to grease the pan/pot.
  3. Bake at 375 for 20 -25 minute. Brush on extra coconut oil or melted butter when to cornbread comes out the oven. Serve warm.

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