Cornbread Cake

  • Yield 12 servings

A simple southern comfort food.


2 cups self-rising cornmeal
1 cup self-rising flour
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 cups buttermilk
1 -- egg, beaten


  1. Combine all ingredients and beat well.  Pour into two greased 9x5x3-inch loaf pans and bake in 325F oven for 45 minutes or until brown.
  2. For a breakfast treat, slice then, and broil.  Drizzle with honey.


Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Monroe’s Celebrations on the Bayou (The Junior League of Monroe, Inc., Monroe, Louisiana 1989).




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