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Can't-Tell-It's-Gluten-Free Corn Bread

Love to eat but no wheat

"A moist and delicious corn bread that's almost as easy to make as the box kind--plus it's gluten free!"
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32 m servings 149 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Spray a 8-inch baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. Mix cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and xanthan gum together in a bowl. Cut in butter with 2 knives until reduced to pea-sized pieces.
  3. Whisk milk and egg together in a bowl; stir into the cornmeal mixture until just combined. Pour batter into prepared baking pan.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until top is light brown, about 22 minutes.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • If desired, 1/4 cup egg substitute can be used instead of the egg.
  • A 9-inch baking pan can be substituted for the 8-inch.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 149 calories; 5.2 g fat; 23.9 g carbohydrates; 3.2 g protein; 25 mg cholesterol; 361 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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For the record, I hate cornbread. My review is strictly based on appearance and my husband's feedback. For whatever reason I honestly expected this to turn out dense as dense can be. Wrong! This...

I am gluten and dairy free and I substituted the milk with almond milk and had meant to sub coconut oil with the butter but forgot it all together. I also didn't have xanthan gum so I simmered 2...

I made this recipe using GF corn meal, corn flour, and cut the sugar to 1/4 cup and in place of butter, I used sunflower oil. It came out nice. I think I would prefer to use this on top of my ...

Finally a great gf corn bread! Perfect texture and taste.

Simple, easy ingredients, which is harder to find when baking gluten-free. I will make it again!

Moist and delicious! You really can't tell it's GF!

Very good recipe! Be sure to check if your gluten free flour already has xanthum gum added to it. I used honey as the sweetener. Same amount as the sugar and added an additional 1 Tbslp. Gluten ...