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Honey-Buttermilk Cornbread


Honey-Buttermilk Cornbread

Honey-Buttermilk Cornbread

Image © Diana Rattray
A little honey sweetens this big batch of buttermilk cornbread. Feel free to cut back on the honey if you like a less sweet cornbread. Serve this cornbread with beans or peas for a delicious everyday meal.

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 2 cups stone ground cornmeal
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 cup melted butter, cooled


Heat oven to 400°. Grease a 9-inch square baking pan or spray with nonstick baking spray.

In a medium bowl, combine the cornmeal, flour, baking powder, soda, and salt.

In another bowl, whisk together the eggs, buttermilk, milk, honey, and melted butter.

Stir the liquid mixture into the dry mixture until blended. Spread in the prepared baking pan.

Bake for 25 to 35 minutes, or until the top is golden brown.

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