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The Best Easy Buttermilk Cornbread (Sweet & Moist)

This Buttermilk Cornbread recipe is sweet, moist, and so easy to make. Learn how to make the best homemade cornbread with this quick and simple recipe.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Buttermilk Cornbread, Cornbread
Servings: 9 pieces
Calories: 210kcal


  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted


  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease an 8x8-inch square baking pan.
  • In a large bowl, combine the cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, eggs and melted butter.
  • Mix the wet buttermilk mixture into the dry ingredients until incorporated.
  • Pour batter into the prepared pan. Bake for about 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into center of the loaf comes out clean. Allow bread to cool before serving.


To store, let the cornbread cool, then remove from the pan and transfer it to an airtight container. Store at room temperature for 2 to 3 days.


Calories: 210kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 52mg | Sodium: 407mg | Potassium: 188mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 255IU | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 1.4mg