Sweet Corn Bread

Whether it's Thanksgiving or friday night, corn bread alongside dinner is always a crowd-pleaser. This recipe, brought to you by Aliza Sokolow, takes only an hour to whip up, including prep and cook time. The cast-iron skillet presentation makes it look much harder than it really is, we promise.

Here's how it's done:


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour 
  • 1 cup yellow corn meal 
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt 
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup butter 
  • 1 cup sugar 
  • 1 can creamed corn 
  • 1 oz green chili peppers 
  • 4 eggs 
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded 
  • Honey, optional (to top)


  1. In a large bowl, mix: flour, corn meal, salt and baking powder.
  2. Over medium heat, melt butter and pour into a separate mixing bowl. Add: sugar, creamed corn, green chili peppers, eggs (one by one) and cheese.
  3. Combine wet and dry ingredients.
  4. Using a pre-heated cast-iron skillet, pour batter and bake at 300 degrees F for 30-45 minutes (until golden brown).
  5. Drizzle honey and ENJOY!

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