Classic Cornbread

Classic Cornbread

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Ingredients

1/3 cup vegetable oil, plus more for the baking dish

1 cup yellow cornmeal

1 cup all-purpose flour

3 1/2 tsp. baking powder

1/2 tsp. salt

1 large egg

1 cup buttermilk

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Directions

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F and brush a 9-by-13-inch baking dish with vegetable oil.

Whisk the cornmeal, flour, SweetLeaf®, baking powder and salt in a large bowl. In another bowl, whisk the egg, vegetable oil and buttermilk, then fold into the dry ingredients with a rubber spatula until just combined.

Transfer the batter to the prepared baking dish and bake until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 10 to 12 minutes. Transfer to a rack and let cool 15 minutes before serving. Cut into 8 squares.Bake for an additional 5-7 minutes, or until the wedges are golden brown and crisp. Let cool for 10 minutes.