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Marie Callender's Famous Golden Cornbread by Todd Wilbur

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“From This is a must with my family when we have chili!”
1 8x8inch pan

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 14 cups flour
  • 34 cup cornmeal
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 13 cup sugar
  • 34 teaspoon salt
  • 1 14 cups whole milk (I've used low fat, and even skim milk and they work fine, but the best is the whole milk!)
  • 14 cup shortening
  • 1 egg
  • Honey Butter
  • 12 cup butter, softened
  • 13 cup honey


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Combine all the dry ingredients in medium bowl.
  3. Add the milk, shortening, and egg and mix only until all the ingredients are well combined.
  4. Do not overmix.
  5. Pour the batter into a greased 8x8-inch pan.
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until top is golden brown.
  7. Let cool slightly before slicing.
  8. Slice with sharp knife into 9 pieces.
  9. Serve warm with honey butter, if desired.
  10. For the honey butter, use a mixer on high speed to whip the butter and honey together until smooth and fluffy.

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