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Jimmy Crack Cornbread


6 Servings12 Servings24 Servings
Cornmeal0.5 cup1 cup2 cup
Whole grain flour (ground oats or whole wheat flour)0.5 cup1 cup2 cup
Baking soda0.5 tsp1 tsp2 tsp
Baking powder0.5 tsp1 tsp2 tsp
Salt0.5 tsp1 tsp2 tsp
Sugar1 Tbsp2 Tbsp4 Tbsp
Eggs1 2 4
Buttermilk or 1% (low-fat) milk0.5 cup1 cup2 cup
Applesauce, unsweetened2 Tbsp4 Tbsp8 Tbsp
Creamed corn0.5 cup1 cup2 cup
Vegetable oil0.5 Tbsp1 Tbsp2 Tbsp


  1. 1. Preheat oven to 400 F.
  2. 2. Grease a cake pan or muffin tins.
  3. 3. Mix together cornmeal, flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and sugar in a large bowl.
  4. 4. In another bowl, mix together eggs, buttermilk or milk, applesauce, creamed corn and oil.
  5. 5. Pour milk mixture into cornmeal mixture and stir until just combined.
  6. 6. Fill each muffin cup 2/3 full with batter and bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until tester comes out clean.
  7. 7. Note: Gently insert a toothpick to make sure batter is baked through.
Nutrition Facts
Serving size 1 muffin (83g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 163 From Fat 33
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Sat. Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 366mg 15%
Total Carb 29g 10%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 4g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 4% Iron 8%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Food For Thought

Cornbread is a great alternative to having white or wheat bread. Making it in advance and freezing it can save time if you bake extra and freeze for later use.

CACFP Crediting

For 3-5 year olds; Lunch/Supper. Must serve all of the following:

  • Grain/Bread