1 cup yellow corn meal
1 cup all purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar (optional)
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
1/3 cup vegetable oil
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Generously grease an 8 x 8 baking pan.
- In a large bowl, mix together corn meal, flour, sugar (if using), baking powder and salt.
- In a small bowl, mix together milk, oil and egg.
- Pour milk mixture into dry ingredients, stirring only until fully combined. Do not overmix.
- Transfer to greased 8 x 8 pan. Bake at 400 degrees 20 minutes or until wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
You can substitute a well-oiled 8" round cast iron skillet for the 8 x 8 baking pan
You can also substitute a greased muffin pan to make individual corn muffins
Keywords: Chili side dish, Mexican side dish, Southern side dish