Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 30-35 mins
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F and grease an 8 x 8 inch glass baking dish. Whisk together milk, oil, and eggs until thoroughly combined. In a large bowl, combine Corn Bread Mix and liquid ingredients and stir until a batter forms.
- Pour batter into the prepared baking dish and let rest for 5 minutes. Place on the center rack of the oven and bake for 30-35 minutes until the corn bread is lightly browned and feels firm.
- Cool for 10 minutes in the pan before transferring to a cooling rack to cool completely.
- 200 Calories (kcal)
- 11 Fat (g)
- 1.5 Saturated Fat (g)
- 23 Carbohydrates (g)
- 1 Fiber (g)
- 7 Sugar (g)
- 4 Protein (g)
- 45 Cholesterol (mg)
- 270 Sodium (mg)
Every ingredients has its usefulness in the meal. For example, milk and eggs provide protein and calcium while the bread mix is a source of carbohydrates.
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