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Soul-Healthy Cornbread

Soul-Healthy Cornbread

89 Ratings
89 Ratings
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Makes: 12 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Serve this sweet cornbread with your favorite savory entrée. 

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

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.

Notes

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Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 2x2 2/3" piece, 1/12 of recipe (76g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 145
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 1 mg
Sodium 239 mg
Carbohydrates 27 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 10 g
Added Sugars included 8 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 72 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 97 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 145
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 1 mg
Carbohydrates 27 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 10 g
Added Sugars included 8 g
Protein 4 g
Minerals
Calcium 72 mg
Potassium 97 mg
Sodium 239 mg
Copper 43 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 19 mg
Phosphorus 73 mg
Selenium 8 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 4 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg
Vitamin B12 0.1 mcg
Vitamin C 0 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 3 mcg
Folate 35 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 7 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Grains 1 1/2 ounces

Write a review

This cornbread is unusually sweet. <br/> <br/>I think it would go well with foods that are spicy if you are looking for something to compliment a hotter flavor. <br/> <br/>The biggest plus is that it uses buttermilk, so if you have leftover buttermilk this will take ca
08/13/07
I think the calorie count must be wrong! <br/>It's got good ingredients, not a lot of oil, but the count per serving is crazy. <br/>
07/09/07
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