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New England-style Cornbread

New England-style Cornbread

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 6 -9 servings


  • 1-1/4 cup flour
  • 3/4 cup cornmeal
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk whole or 2%
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 2 tablespoons butter


  • Put an 8-inch square pan on a rack in the middle of the oven. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • When the oven is hot, combine the dry ingredients in a bowl.
  • Add milk, oil, and egg. Stir with a fork until dry ingredients are just moistened, scraping the sides of the bowl frequently.
  • Let the batter rest for 2-3 minutes. Add the butter to the pan in the oven.
  • When the butter has melted, remove the pan and make sure that the bottom is coated with butter.
  • Pour the batter into to pan.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean and the top is golden brown.
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