Sweet Corn Bread

I have improved my Sweet Corn Bread recipe! I thought my original one was good, but after tasting this one, I know this is much better. Sweeter and more moist…yum!

Sweet Corn Bread

I wanted to make the recipe just a little more ‘real’ by removing the non-fat dry milk from the list of ingredients. Powdered milk is much more processed than whole milk…so, I simply took it out! I changed around a few other ingredient amounts and then replaced the olive oil with coconut oil. I now have this delicious, improved version! It was good straight out of the pan, but I still prefer to spread a little butter on mine. Any excuse to eat butter, right? 😉

Sweet Corn Bread


  • 1 1/4 cup organic yellow cornmeal
  • 1 cup white whole wheat flour (or gluten-free flour mix)
  • 2 tsp aluminum-free baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup honey (I use local, raw honey)
  • 1 cup organic milk
  • 2 large eggs (local, free-range is ideal)
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray an 8 x 8″ pan with an olive oil sprayer and place in the oven WHILE it’s preheating.

In a large bowl, mix together all the dry ingredients. In a smaller bowl, whisk together the wet ingredients. (I usually warm up the milk a little first so the coconut oil doesn’t harden when mixing together.) Pour the wet into the dry. Mix until everything is moistened. Pour the batter into the hot baking dish and bake for about 20 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cut into squares and serve warm. I usually put a little butter on our pieces, but it’s not necessary. Enjoy!

I use this butter crock to keep my real, organic butter spreadable at all times! I love it!

I served this sweet corn bread with a new creation of mine: Quinoa Chili! It’s also really good with my taco soup recipe!

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LeAnn Nome

Hi there! Here's a little info about me: I've been married to my husband for over 10 years and I'm a stay-at-home mom to our three young kids (a six year old daughter and four year old twin boys). As you might imagine, they keep me quite busy! In early 2013, we decided that we wanted to be a healthier family. To do this, we cut out all processed foods from our home and we now eat only REAL, whole foods. (When we're on vacation or at someone's house, we're not quite as strict.) We also try to exercise every day. Our goal is to raise healthy, happy kids...while maintaining our own health and happiness along the way! I hope you will follow along with us in our journey.

11 thoughts on “Sweet Corn Bread

  1. Although I have been a blog follower for awhile now, this cornbread recipe is actually the first Real Fit Real Food Mom recipe I have tried and I LOVED it! I have been searching for just the right cornbread recipe for awhile now and this recipe is *it.* Its honestly even better than the white flour, sugar recipe I tried! Looks like I will have to get busy trying more of your recipes- they fit my criteria: real food ingredients, relatively easy to put together, don’ require a lot of time, and don’t require fancy things or expensive ingredients you can only find at specialty stores. Thank you for helping make real food a reality for me!

    1. Hi Nicole! So glad to hear you tried a recipe of mine and loved it so much! I think this corn bread is the best I’ve ever had, by far! I love it!! And yes, all of my recipes are super easy with a minimal list of ingredients. I’m a busy mom…I can’t be preparing meals that have a long list of instructions!! 🙂 Glad to help out! Hope you enjoy the other recipes you try!

    1. I’m sure you could, but I don’t know how it would taste without it, since I’ve never tried! Let me know if you do. I’d love to know how it turns out. You may need to increase the oil or milk by just a tiny bit then, since you’re taking out the honey which gives it extra moisture.

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