Classic Corn Bread

This is my favorite recipe for corn bread. I make it every Thanksgiving, and my brother-in-law, Jack, looks forward to it every year. It’s flavorful and moist, and a definite crowd pleaser. Enjoy!

Classic Corn Bread


2/3 Cup Butter or Margarine
1 Cup Sugar
3 Eggs
1 2/3 Cups Milk
2 1/3 Cups All Purpose Flour
1 Cup Corn Meal
4 1/2 Teaspoons Baking Powder
1 Teaspoon Salt


Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Grease a 13-inch x 9-inch baking pan.

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar.

Combine the eggs and milk.

Combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder, and salt;
add to creamed mixture alternately with egg mixture.

Pour into greased baking pan. Bake for 22-27 minutes or until a toothpick
inserted near the center comes out clean.

Cut into squares. Makes 12-15 servings.


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J. M. Farro has served as the devotional writer and prayer counselor for since 1998. Her mission is to help others to discover the life-changing power of having a deeply personal relationship with Christ.