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Traditional Cornbread Recipe

Use this traditional cornbread recipe for a moist cornbread. It’s an old fashioned cornbread recipe made in a 13 x 9 pan using yellow cornmeal.
Course bread
Cuisine American
Keyword moist cornbread, old fashioned cornbread recipe, Traditional Cornbread, traditional cornbread recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 15
Calories 273kcal
Author Evelyn



  • Heat your oven to 400° F and grease or spray a 9 X 13 pan with a nonstick cooking spray. 
  • In a large bowl, add the cornmeal and  flour. then add in the sugar, baking powder and salt to the flour/cornmeal mixture.
  • Make a well in the center of your dry ingredients and add in the melted butter, milk and the eggs.
  • Stir well to incorporate all the ingredients, starting from the middle of the bowl until everything is well-mixed and no dry spots remain.
  • Pour the cornbread batter into your prepared pan and place in your preheated 400° F for about  20-25 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and cut into 15 squares and serve


Calories: 273kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 255mg | Potassium: 317mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 278IU | Calcium: 116mg | Iron: 2mg