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moist amish cornbread

Easy, Moist Amish Cornbread Recipe

Amish cornbread is very easy to make, and it is so moist, with a tender crumb that practically melts in your mouth. Cornbread pairs perfectly with chili or any bean soup.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Bread
Cuisine Amish
Servings 9 servings
Calories 276 kcal


  • 3/4 c. yellow cornmeal
  • 1 c. all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c. white sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 3 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 Tbs. melted butter or shortening
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 c. milk


  • Preheat oven to 400°.
  • Add dry ingredients to a bowl, and mix.
  • Beat eggs, add melted butter and milk. Beat or whisk well.
  • Combine wet and dry ingredients and mix only until combined.
  • Pour into a well greased 9 x 9" pan.
  • Bake for 25 - 30 minutes. Test by poking a toothpick into the center, you want just a few crumbs sticking to the toothpick.


Do not overbake. If your oven bakes extra hot, reduce the temperature to 385 degrees.


Serving: 1servingSodium: 464mgCalcium: 154mgVitamin A: 173IUSugar: 15gFiber: 3gPotassium: 141mgCholesterol: 46mgCalories: 276kcalTrans Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 3gFat: 6gProtein: 7gCarbohydrates: 49gIron: 2mg
Keyword Amish cornbread, Cornbread and chili, Easy Amish Cornbread Recipe, Easy cornbread recipe, Moist Amish Cornbread
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