Cornbread & Croutons

Recipe Details:

Cornbread is a warm filling comfort food. This version is moist and delicious. It's a great accompaniment for chili or stew. Plus you can turn it into crispy croutons to add to your soup, salad, or Thanksgiving dressing!

TOTAL TIME: 60 min

ACTIVE: 25 min

INACTIVE: 35 min

Makes 8


Equipment List

  • Mixing bowl
  • Cast Iron skillet


  • 1/2 cup Smart Balance non-dairy butter
  • 135 grams gfJules flour (1 cup)
  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup cream corn
  • 1 Tbs sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup Cheri's HazelCream
  • 1 Tbs vinegar
  • 1 Tbs Ener-g-Egg Replacer
  • 2 Tbs warm water

Please see our suggested ingredient providers links just below the recipe...

Prep substitutes

Mix egg replacer with warm water. Combine vinegar with Cheri's HazelCream to make buttermilk. Set both aside.

Make buttermilk

Melt butter

Melt the non-dairy butter in a cast iron skillet on the stove top, let it cool.

Melt butter


Whisk the dry ingredients in a mixing bowl.

Whisk dry ingreds

Mix it up

Mix in the egg substitute, buttermilk, and corn. Pour in the melted butter and stir until smooth.

Into the pan

Pour back into the cast iron pan.

Corn pre bake 1


Bake at 400F for 25 minutes, or until the top is brown and a toothpick or knife comes out clean.

Corn baked


Cool for ten minutes before serving.

Cornbread slice


To make croutons, cut the cornbread into cubes. It takes longer to oven dry these cubes because the cornbread is so moist. Keep checking the oven until the cubes are crisp.


Sprinkle with oil and salt. Bake at 400F until the cubes are crisp, between 20-30 minutes.

Crouton bake


Use these croutons in dressing, salads, and on soup. Use your imagination!

Stuffing turkey

The 2 Cooks can happily recommend the following ingredient suppliers to you in preparing this recipe:

gfJules All Purpose Gluten Free Flour

Try Cheri's HazelCream - Perfect for your baking needs

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