Dixie Lily Cornbread Recipe

You will need:
2 Eggs
2 Tbsp. Vegetable Oil
1 cup Water
1/2 cup Milk or Buttermilk
2 cups Corn Meal
2 tsp. Baking Powder
1 tsp. Salt
1 Tbsp. Sugar (optional)

How to make it:
Preheat oven to 450° – preheat baking pan with butter or grease. (9-inch cast iron skillet). Beat eggs in a mixing bowl. Add remaining ingredients in order listed; stir until well blended. Pour batter into hot pan and bake 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.

Makes one 9-inch pan or 8-12 muffins or 12-16 small muffins.

Dixie Lily Southern Cornbread

You will need:
1 Egg
1/4 cup melted shorteneing or vegetable oil
1-1/4 cup Milk or Buttermilk
2 cups Dixie Lily Self-Rising Corn Meal

How to make it:
Preheat oven to 450° – preheat baking pan with butter or grease. (8-inch cast iron skillet). Lightly beat egg in a mixing bowl; add milk and oil. Stir in corn meal; mix well. Pour batter into hot pan and bake 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.

Makes one 8-inch skillet or 8-12 muffins or 12-16 small muffins/corn sticks

TOASTED CORN MUFFINS

Use either above recipe and simply split already cooked muffins – butter each side and toast in oven until delicately brown. Delicious for breakfast or other meals.

One Reply to “Dixie Lily Cornbread Recipe”

  1. Cranberry Walnut Loaf

    A similar hearty texture recipe like Dixie Lily Cornbread,
    with more eggs for protein, minimal flour to balance texture;
    recipe would use Dixie Lily Plain Yellow Cornmeal).

    Ingredients:

    1 1/2 cups yellow cornmeal
    1/2 cup all-purpose flour
    2 tsp baking powder
    2 tbsp sugar

    2 xlg eggs, 1/3 cup egg whites
    1/3 cup half & half
    1/3 cup water
    1/2 tsp salt
    3 tbsp light olive oil

    2 cups dried cranberries*
    1 1/2 cups chopped walnuts

    Directions:

    Lightly oil loaf baking dish; pre-heat oven to 375 degrees.

    In large mixing bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, baking powder, sugar,
    then make a well and set aside.

    In a medium bowl (or glass quart measuring cup), whisk eggs and whites,
    then whisk in remaining ingredients in the order listed.

    Pour egg mixture into cornmeal blend, stir vigorously to combine,
    then fold in dried cranberries and chopped wlanuts.

    Spoon batter evenly into loaf dish, reduce oven to 350, bake 45 min.,
    then reduce oven to 325 and bake 15 min. more.

    Excellent with butter or spreadable cream cheese!

    * If desired, soak dried sweetened cranberries in hot water 5 min.,
    then drain well to reduce sweetness; improves loaf moisture.

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