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Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Super Moist Buttermilk Cornbread

gluten free cornbread in pan

I bought a cute little cornbread pan, so I had to make cornbread.

It was my first time making cornbread, but not my first time eating cornbread.
Sometimes, cornbread can be too dry, that's why I usually shy away from it.
When I found this recipe, I was delighted because it is not only exceptionally easy to make and gluten free,  it is also very tasty and moist.

You can make a sweet version or a savory version, or divide the batter in half and make both. The recipe also freezes well.

Eat the cornbread warm out of the oven, or toasted the next day with a nice pat of organic butter.
There are only 5 ingredients in the recipe, and it only requires hand mixing.
We enjoyed our savory cornbread with  homemade tomato soup.


3 cups  buttermilk
3 cups organic non- GMO cornmeal
5 eggs, beaten
3 tbsp. olive oil
1/4 cup pure maple syrup OR 1/2 cup sun dried tomatoes in oil

Mix together the buttermilk and cornmeal. Let soak in the refrigerator for 8-12 hours. ( overnight or all day)

In the morning  ( or after work), preheat oven to 450°
Mix the eggs, olive oil, and either maple syrup or sun dried tomatoes to the soaked cornmeal/buttermilk mixture.  Pour mixture into a well greased rectangular dish and bake for 30-40 minutes. Cut into squares and serve with fresh creamy sweet butter.

***  Don't have buttermilk?  Use milk, kefir or yogurt instead.


  1. I love cornbread especially when paired with a bowl of chili. This recipe sounds great. Yummy!

  2. This sounds good Judee, I really like that addition of the sun-dried tomatoes. Thanks!

  3. Judee, I'm so glad you posted this to Foodie Friday! I've NEVER made cornbread!! I'm going to try this next week. Thank you. Have a great weekend!

  4. I agree, cornbread is great with chili but it also as a side for almost any bean related recipes. This looks great and I think I will try it with my red bean and rice soup recipe. Thanks Judee!

  5. I just love your new corn bread pan, it looks great. We just love cornbread and your recipe looks so good! Hope you are having a great weekend and thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come back soon!
    Miz Helen

  6. Where did you find that very cool and practical pan? Some of my family is newly gluten free so I especially appreciate this new twist on cornbread.

  7. This looks fantastic! I agree, dry cornbread is so frustrating - this recipe looks so yummy! Love that pan, too. :)

  8. It's definitely becoming cornbread weather and nothing better than a hot soup and moist cornbread! Great recipe! I also love your new cornbread pan. So cool!

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