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Sweet Whole Wheat Cornbread

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Sweet Whole Wheat Cornbread

Sweet Whole Wheat Cornbread

Jessica Braider
This sweet cornbread, made with whole wheat flour, is a quick and easy side dish for Thanksgiving, but you can serve it year-round instead of rolls. And for a fun spin, see below for directions on how to make this Apple Cheddar Cornbread.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Breakfast, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings


  • 1 cup whole wheat flour (use wheat/gluten-free if needed)
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar packed
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 cup low fat milk (or use any variety)
  • 1/4 cup canola or vegetable oil


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray an 8 x 8-inch baking pan thoroughly with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine all the dry ingredients and then add the wet ingredients. Stir until just combined with no lumps (don’t overmix), and transfer it to the baking dish.
  • Bake it for 30 minutes or until it is golden brown and a wooden toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Alternatively, fill a muffin tin with the batter and bake for 20 minutes.

Apple Cheddar Cornbread

  • To make Apple Cheddar Cornbread, stir 1 peeled, cored, and diced apple and 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese into the batter before baking.


Nutritional Information Per Serving (% based upon daily values): Calories 227, Total Fat: 8g, 12%; Saturated Fat: 1g, 4%; Cholesterol: 42mg, 14%; Sodium: 220mg, 9.5%; Total Carbohydrate: 36g, 12%; Dietary Fiber: 3g, 12%; Sugar: 13g; Protein: 6g
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Keyword All, Baked Goods, Company/Entertaining, Fall, Freezer-Friendly, Gluten-Free, Holidays/Special Events, Kid-Friendly, Kosher, Make-Ahead, Nut-Free, Side Dish, Snack/Appetizer, Spring, Summer, Vegetarian, Winter
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