Sweet Cornbread Cake

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  • Published Jun 8th
  • Ready In55m
  • Servings12
  • Calories461
This is a thick, sweet cornbread that tastes like you are eating cake. This is a no-fail recipe, you can't go wrong! If there are any leftovers, we have the cornbread the next day for breakfast served with honey and butter.

Sweet Cornbread Cake Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Sweet Cornbread Cake for 12 servings:

  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/3 cups white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 2 1/2 cups whole milk

Sweet Cornbread Cake Cooking Instructions

  • Prep10m
  • Cook45m
  • Ready In55m

To cook Sweet Cornbread Cake, you need about 10 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Sweet Cornbread Cake is about 45 minutes , and you can serve your Sweet Cornbread Cake within 55 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Sweet Cornbread Cake easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C), and grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  2. 2 Stir together the cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a mixing bowl. Pour in the vegetable oil, melted butter, honey, beaten eggs, and milk, and stir just to moisten.
  3. 3 Pour the batter into the prepared baking dish and bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes, until the top of the cornbread starts to brown and show cracks.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 461 calories; 21 grams of fat; 61.1 grams of carbohydrates; 7.9 grams of protein; 81 milligrams of cholesterol; 519 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jan 17th 2012

    This was AMAZING. I was literally eating the batter, it was so good. I halved the recipe for a 9 inch square pan, this baked for exactly 38 mins. I upped the cornmeal to 1 C & lowered th ...

  2. Feb 25th 2010

    This cornbread is one of the best on the site! It rivals "Grandmother's Buttermilk Cornbread" 'til now I thought that was my favorite. I cut the recipe in half and used one up of cornmeal ...

  3. Feb 4th 2010

    Very nice. No vegetable oil because I used most of it to fry chicken, so I used all butter. I also used buttermilk. Even when I cut the recipe in half, it baked up beautifully. Thirty minute ...

  4. Dec 2nd 2009

    I love this recipe - I am of the sweet cornbread persuasion. I made it as written the first time and give it 5 stars, however, I've made it several more times and this is what I do now: I ...

  5. May 25th 2009

    This is exactly what I was looking for. Instead of putting all the flour asked for, I used only a cup and a half and for the rest I used masa (or corn flour) to give a more cornlike taste.

  6. Apr 4th 2009

    I am the original submitter. I just wanted to note that if you decide to use buttermilk, you should add some baking soda. Baking soda neutralizes the acidity of the buttermilk so that the ...

  7. Apr 1st 2009

    Honey hush! This is the best comfort food since Cliff's chili on The Cosby Show. My seven-year old daughter helped make it and we could not wait for it to come out of the oven! When my husba ...

  8. Mar 28th 2009

    A good recipe for people who don't like corn bread.

  9. Mar 27th 2009

    I made this for an office brunch and everyone loved it, even those who professed to not like cornbread. It was very simple to make.