Good For You Cornbread

cornbread

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup flour
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup low-fat (1 percent) buttermilk
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ cupsoft tub margarine
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil (to grease baking pan)

Method:

Preheat oven to 350 OF. Mix together cornmeal, flour, sugar, and baking powder. In another bowl, combine buttermilk and egg. Beat lightly. Slowly add buttermilk and egg mixture to dry ingredients. Add margarine and mix by hand or with mixer for 1 minute. Bake for 20-25 minutes in an 8- by 8-inch, greased baking dish. Cool. Cut into 10 squares.

Yield: 10 servings

Nutritional Information per Serving (1 square):

  • Calories: 178
  • Fat: 6 grams
  • Cholesterol: 22 milligrams
  • Sodium: 94 milligrams

Source: National Institutes of Health - www.nih.gov/
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