Tuesday, September 10, 2019

gluten- and dairy-free cornbread


I gotta be honest with you--this is not your grandma's cornbread. If you need it gluten- and dairy-free, it just can't be. But as a substitute, it's not bad! I like mine with chili.

Jamie Oliver has a good recipe that I finagle a tiny bit. Here's my riff on his version.

You'll need:
  • 1.5 cups gluten-free baking mix (including salt and baking powder)
  • 1.5 cups cornmeal
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder 
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda 
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1.5 cups milk
  • 6 tablespoons grapeseed (or other neutral-flavored) oil
Do this:

Grease an 8 x 8 glass baking dish, mix ingredients together, and pour into the dish. Bake at 180 C for about 23 minutes. The cornbread will turn a bit brown (or fox-colored as they say in Japan) and will be firm in the middle. This is great as muffins too! 

Call me crazy, but I love this leftover, heated up again, and spread with homemade (unsweetened!) peanut butter. 

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