Savoury Collard Green Cornbread

Jan 31, 2022All Recipes

A delectable dish that marries the best of two soul food recipes with an appealing

marbling of collard greens throughout the cornbread.

Serves: 8

Ingredients

1 cup (250 mL) all-purpose flour

1 cup (250 mL) yellow cornmeal

½ cup (125 mL) light brown sugar

2 tsp (10 mL) baking powder

½ tsp (2 mL) baking soda

½ tsp (2 mL) salt

2 cups (500 mL) buttermilk

1 large egg

1 cup creamed corn, canned

½ cup fresh or frozen corn kernels, thawed

2 cups (500 mL) packed chopped collard greens, stems removed, cooked

2 Tbsp (30 mL) butter

1 cup (250 g) cheddar cheese

  1. Preheat the oven to 350˚F (180˚C).
  2. Add the flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl, mix and form a well in the center.
  3. In another small bowl add the wet ingredients and whisk together.  Pour into the center of the flour mixture and mix well to combine.
  4. Fold in the corns, collard greens, and cheese.
  5. Place a 10-inch (25 cm) cast iron skillet over low heat and melt 2 tablespoons (30 mL) of butter.
  6. Pour the batter into the skillet and level with a spatula. Transfer to the oven and bake for 30-35 minutes or until the center is firm to the touch.
  7. Cool for 5 minutes and serve warm.

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