Soul-Healthy Cornbread

Soul-Healthy Cornbread
Makes: 12 servings
Total Cost:

Serve this sweet cornbread with your favorite savory entrée. 


1 cup cornmeal
1 cup flour (all purpose)
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup low-fat buttermilk
1/2 cup applesauce, unsweetened
4 egg whites (1/2 cup)
2 tablespoons vegetable oil


1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Lightly spray and 8 inch square pan with vegetable oil cooking spray.

2. Mix dry ingredients in an medium-sized mixing bowl.

3. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well by hand.

4. Pour the batter into the sprayed pan and shake to make it level.

5. Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 25 minutes.

6. Allow to cool, then cut into 12 squares.



Learn more about:


No votes yet
This cornbread is unusually sweet. I think it would go well with foods that are spicy if you are looking for something to compliment a hotter flavor. The biggest plus is that it uses buttermilk, so if you have leftover buttermilk this will take ca
No votes yet
I think the calorie count must be wrong! It's got good ingredients, not a lot of oil, but the count per serving is crazy.
Find tips and resources for safe food handling and proper cooking temperature guidance.