Corn Pone


This is a wonderful corn pone recipe from my friend's grandmother. Once you prepare this dish, it will become a staple. It is moist and delicious and goes great with barbeque and other Southern-style dishes.

square pan of corn pone with one slice on spatula
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
1 9x13-inch pan


  • 3 cups white cornmeal

  • 4 cups boiling water

  • 1 ¼ cups white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 2 cups milk

  • 3 eggs

  • ½ cup butter, melted


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Butter a 9x13-inch baking pan.

  2. Place cornmeal in a large bowl. Pour in boiling water, stirring until blended. Add sugar and salt; blend using an electric mixer.

  3. Beat milk and eggs together; stir into the cornmeal mixture. Add melted butter and blend well. Pour into the prepared pan.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until top is slightly browned, about 1 hour.

Cook's Note:

This is a family recipe that was adapted by Claire Andress from Minne Hastings's recipe.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

223 Calories
8g Fat
35g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 223
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 53mg 18%
Sodium 222mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 46mg 4%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 127mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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