Cornbread Recipe

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You are probably wondering what the heck is going on here.

This is a cake baking blog.   Why do I have corn bread on here?

Well.  Its all very exciting you see.

This corn bread is a “copycat” recipe I found.  And its main ingredient?

Yellow Cake!  Ha.  So yeah.  This is basically an extremely delicious corn-mealy-tasting cake.



  • 2 cups yellow cornmeal
  • 1 (9oz.) package yellow cake mix
  • 1 t. baking powder
  • 1 t. salt
  • 1/8 t. cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 C milk
  • 1/2 C buttermilk
  • 1/4 C vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 T light brown sugar
  • 2 T honey
  • 1 T plain yogurt


  1. Sift together cornmeal, cake mix, baking powder, salt, and cayenne in a bowl and set aside. Combine milk, buttermilk, oil, eggs, brown sugar, yogurt and honey in a bowl and mix well. Add to the cornmeal mixture and mix gently. You will want all ingredients fully incorporated, but do not want to over mix.
  2. Place in refrigerator for at least thirty minutes. (Can let rest overnight if needed)
  3. Preheat the oven to 400. Pour batter into 9x13 baking dish. Bake for 25-30 minutes then reduce heat to 350 and bake for 5-10 more minutes. Cornbread is done when top is golden brown. Keep a close eye on cornbread though, you do not want it to get over done and dry. You may not need the addition baking minutes depending on your oven.
  4. (optional) Serve with butter and syrup.

Its just like my favorite cornbread muffins from Famous Daves.

In all seriousness, it is extremely delicious.  I promise you.

But now for the exciting part…

See that gorgeous baking dish up there? LeCreuset is generously giving away a full set!

You get one 16 oz Rectangular Dish



one 1 3/4 Qt Rectangular Dish


and one 3 QT Rectangular Dish!

Ok, so they sorta all look the same there, but I promise they are very different in size!

Would you like to know how you can win?

Simply tell me, What Le Creuset product would you most like to have? (You can pick anything from their website!)

For additional entries:

1. You can follow @LeCreuset and tweet

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2. “Like” Le Creuset on Facebook.

3. Share my Facebook post about this giveaway. (Then leave a comment here letting me know you did)


BUT THATS NOT ALL! (said in my best game show announcer voice)


You can also win these amazingly fabulous LeCr euset prizes totaling almost $900!

3 1/2 QT Braiser from Tidymom

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This giveaway is open from Dec. 11th – Dec. 18th

Winner will receive their prize within 14-21 business days.

You must be a resident of the Unites States.

See official rules HERE.











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  1. Tasha says

    I’d love the 3 qt rectangle baking dish. I have an old Le Creuset enameled cast iron oven that I use all the time. It’s probably my very favorite thing in my kitchen and I don’t even mind that it’s mustard yellow! Love their products!!!

  2. Deb Harris says

    Would absolutely love the lg (6qt) Dutch oven
    But this baking set is beautiful & would love to win that too. Thanks for the chance