How To: Make easy cornbread

Make easy cornbread

Enjoy this tasty treat anytime with this fast and foolproof recipe.
You Will Need
* 1 c. all-purpose flour
* 2/3 c. yellow cornmeal
* 1 tsp. baking powder
* ½ tsp. baking soda
* 1 tsp. salt
* 1/3 c. sugar
* 1 c. well-shaken buttermilk
* 2 large eggs
* 1 stick unsalted butter, melted and cooled
* An 8-inch square or round baking pan
* A cooling rack
* ½ to 1 c. fresh corn kernels or canned kernels, drained & rinsed (optional)

Step 1: Preheat oven
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit and grease an 8-inch square or round baking pan.

Step 2: Mix dry ingredients
Mix together the flour, cornmeal, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and sugar.

Step 3: Whisk the buttermilk
In a separate bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, eggs, and butter.

Throw in fresh corn kernels, or canned, drained ones, if you like.

Step 4: Mix batter
Pour the wet ingredients into the bowl with the dry ingredients, and mix until the batter is moist and lumpy.

Step 5: Bake
Pour the batter into the pan and bake it until the toothpick stuck in the center comes out clean, about 25 minutes.

Step 6: Cool it
Let it cool about 10 minutes before removing it from the pan and letting it cool completely on a rack.

Fact: South Pittsburg, Tennessee is the "Cornbread Capital of the World."

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