Thursday, November 26, 2015

Molasses Cornbread

Baking partners challenge for this month is corn bread. When Swathi asked me to make and share this recipe, I immediately agreed . Making corn bread has always been in my wish list. It is  perfect for holiday meal.The first time I saw this recipe was in Shakers frugal cook book. It had very little ingredients and easy to put together. It can be served as a snack or part of a meal. Try this, you will surely love it.

Recipe source: Dorling Kindersley, Classic Home Cooking,London, 1995.

Fine yellow cornmeal- 1 1/2 cup
All purpose flour- 1 cup
Dark brown sugar- 1/4 cup
Sugar- 1 tbs
Molasses- 1/2 cup
Baking powder- 2 tsp
Salt- 1/2 tsp
Milk- 1 1/4 cup
Melted butter- 4tbs
Vegetable oil- 2 tsp
Cinnamon - a pinch (optional)

Lightly butter cake pan and set aside.Pre heat oven to 400 degree F.
Mix corn meal, flour, sugar, salt, cinnamon and baking powder.
In a separate bowl beat egg, melted butter,molasses, milk and oil till it is bubbly. Make a well in the center of the flour and pour this mixture and whisk to form a batter.
 Pour this batter into the baking pan and bake for about 25-30 minutes or until golden. Let is cool down and then cut into squares.

Try this
Hope you will all enjoy!

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