a piece of cornbread cut in half and topped with a scoop of honey butter, sitting on a green napkin with a slice of turkey pot pie in the background
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This delicious, fresh baked Cornbread topped with whipped Honey Butter is perfect with soup, salad, stew, chicken or chili.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Bread
Cuisine: American
Keyword: corn, bread, butter, honey, recipe
Servings: 9 Servings
Calories: 450kcal
Author: Lisa Johnson


  • 2 large eggs beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups yellow cornmeal
  • 1 1/2 cups cake flour
  • 1/8 cup baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Honey Butter

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1/4 cup honey


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Coat an 8 x 8 baking pan with baking spray and set aside.
  • Whisk together eggs, milk, and melted butter in a large bowl.
  • Stir in sugar, cornmeal, flour, baking powder, and salt just until blended.
  • Pour into prepared baking pan and bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until knife inserted into the center comes out clean.

To make the Honey Butter:

  • Whip butter in a large bowl.
  • Add the honey and continue whipping until light and fluffy.


Calories: 450kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 105mg | Sodium: 387mg | Potassium: 182mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 765IU | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 1.2mg