Sam’s Baked Corn Bread Recipe

Baked Corn Bread RecipeCorn bread…some people like it and others hate it. I have to admit, I wasn’t a big fan of it until I tried my husband’s corn bread recipe about 30 years ago. Ever since…I look forward to when he makes it which is typically with Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter dinner.

One of the things I love about this recipe is that he uses creamed corn instead of kernels and for some reason…his corn bread isn’t dry and crumbly like most others. It’s moist and flavorful! If you love honey butter, try melting some honey butter and drizzling it over the top. YUM!

Sam’s Baked Corn Bread Recipe

1 cup white corn meal
1 cup all purpose flour
1/4 cup granulated sugar
3 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 cup milk
1 large egg, lightly beaten
20 oz. canned cream corn

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Sift together the corn meal, flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a large mixing bowl until well combined. In a separate bowl mix together the vegetable oil, milk and egg. Mix the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients. Stir in the 20 oz. of canned cream corn until everything is well combined.

Lightly grease a loaf pan or round cake pan. Pour the batter into the pan and use a spatula to get an even layer of batter. Place baking dish into the preheated oven and bake for 14 to 16 minutes or until done. (the top will be lightly golden). Remove from oven and let it sit in the pan for another 4-5 minutes before serving.

Note: This bread freezes well too! We will often make double and triple batches. Once it has cooled…wrap with plastic wrap and then place in a large zipper closure bag or cover the plastic wrap with aluminum foil. We keep ours in the freezer for up to 3 months with no problems at all.

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  1. Jo-Ann Brightman says:

    I like this recipe for corn bread, I am sure that the creamed corn keeps it nice and moist. I shall try it soon.

  2. Tamra Phelps says:

    Hmmm, sugar in cornbread always starts a fight around here, lol. People have OPINIONS about that. I prefer it without, but my nephews will only eat it with sugar. The result? 2 different batches of cornbread!

  3. Oh yes, white corn bread is so lovely. I like it with the leftover turkey soup that I always make. Now, the men in my family are insane; rather than corn they want both jalapenos and super-hot Indian chilies in a corn bread (which I make for them because i sure can’t eat it). Then they sit at the table eating leftover turkey, cranberry sauce & blazing cornbread sandwiches with even more hot sauce on top. I don’t see the point of this really, but they like it.

    • Margot…my one uncle makes something called Mexican Corn Bread and it’s loaded with hot peppers too. I bet your’s must be similar to his. I don’t do hot peppers (I’ve got ulcers) but I love a good moist corn bread. I think because hubby adds the 20 oz. of creamed corn…that is what makes it nice and moist.

  4. I would like to have this with either regular chili or chicken chili. I think it would go so well especially on these cold winter evenings.

  5. I love a sweeter corn bread and I love the addition of the corn! Yum!! I will be trying this, also with some butter and honey! I love that it freezes it well, too!!

  6. I don’t like cornbread very much. I’ll eat it if I can have lots of honey butter on it.

  7. I have always been a fan of corn bread, and this one looks delicious. I can’t wait to give this a try. Thank you for sharing this recipe.

  8. I always liked corn bread. But I’m sure I’d love this since I was used to my mom’s, who only made it with the Jiffy corn bread box mix. Mom worked so we ate whatever she fixed and didn’t complain. This recipe sounds good and easy enough to use the gluten free flour. Corn meal is usually gluten free unless something is added to it.

  9. Stop the presses! I must try this recipe ASAP! I LOVE corn bread but hate it when it’s dry. This recipe sounds so good and I never thought of using creamed corn. I love my corn bread with real butter and sometime I like it with honey on it. Hope you found some good sales out there today. I went out and shopped at a few stores and it was CRAZY. I am home now and worn out too much traffic for me. I don’t like going to too many stores on Black Friday too many people and I try my hardest not to get sick this time of year. Also to tell you the truth… I didn’t see any earth shattering good deals.