Breads, Light Eating

Good-for-You Cornbread



  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1⁄4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup low-fat (1%) buttermilk
  • 1 egg, whole
  • 1⁄4 cup margarine, regular, tub
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil (to grease baking pan)



Preheat oven to 350 F. Mix together cornmeal, flour, sugar, and baking powder. In another bowl, combine buttermilk and egg. Beat lightly. Slowly add buttermilk and egg mixture to dry ingredients. Add margarine and mix by hand or with mixer for 1 minute.
Bake for 20–25 minutes in an 8 x 8-inch, greased baking dish. Cool. Cut into 10 squares.

Yield: 10 servings
Serving size: 1 square
Calories 178
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 22 mg
Sodium 94 mg
Total Fiber 1 g
Protein 4g
Carbohydrates 27g
Potassium 132 mg


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