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Cornbread Recipes for Thanksgiving

December 28th, 2012 Seasonal

Many people like to have a bit of cornbread with their Thanksgiving dinners to remind them of the types of food the Pilgrims and Indians ate back at the first meal. If you want to make a delicious cornbread this year, try one of these recipes, inspired by the Food Network and Martha Stewart.

Cheesy cornbread
Serves 6 people.
Ingredients:
1 cup of flour
1 cup of yellow cornmeal
3 tablespoons of sugar
1 teaspoon of baking soda
1 teaspoon of salt
¼ teaspoon of ground pepper
1 ½ cups of low-fat buttermilk
2 large eggs
1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
2 tablespoons of butter.

Directions: Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Whisk together the flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking soda, salt and pepper. Mix in the eggs, buttermilk and cheese. Butter a baking pan, then pour the batter in and bake until golden, for about 20 to 25 minutes. Let cool in pan for 15 minutes, then place on wire rack to cool a bit before serving.

Creamy cornbread
Makes 8 servings.
Ingredients:
2 cups of yellow cornmeal
1 teaspoon of salt
1 tablespoon of sugar
2 teaspoons of baking powder
½ teaspoon of baking soda
1 cup of buttermilk
2 eggs
1 cup of creamed corn
2 tablespoons of canola oil.

Directions: Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Mix together the cornmeal, salt, sugar, baking powder and baking soda. In another bowl, mix the buttermilk, creamed corn and eggs. Add in the dry ingredients and stir together. Use the canola oil to grease a pan, then bake for about 20 minutes, until golden brown. Let the mixture cool a bit in the pan, then place on a wire rack to cool to about room temperature (or a little warmer). Serve to your guests and enjoy!