Buttery Corn Bread

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I go this recipe from a long-time friend several years ago and it's my most-used. I love to serve this melt-in-your mouth corn bread hot from the oven with butter and syrup. It gets rave reviews on holidays and at potluck dinners. --Nicole Callen Auburn, California

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings

Ingredients

  • cup butter or margarine, softened

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 3 eggs

  • 1 ⅔ cups milk

  • 2 ⅓ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup cornmeal

  • 4 ½ teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Combine the eggs and milk. Combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with egg mixture.

  2. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pan. Bake at 400 degrees F for 22-27 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cut into squares; serve warm.