• Cooking Time: 20
  • Servings: 1 pan
  • Preparation Time: 10


  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup yellow corn meal
  • 1 cup flour
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Set oven to 425. Beat together egg, buttermilk, and honey.
  • Mix well together all dry ingredients.
  • Combine all ingredients, including melted butter, and mix well.
  • Spread into buttered 8 inch square pan, and bake.
  • Serve hot with butter and a chunk of cheddar cheese.


"May was simpleminded. I don't mean retarded, because she was smart in some ways and read cookbooks nonstop. I mean she was naive and unassuming, a grown-up and a child at the same time." -Sue Monk Kidd, The Secret Life of Bees

~The average pH of honey is 3.91, but it can range from 3.42 - 6.10.~

Categories: Side Dish 

Author Credit: Mollie Katzen, Moosewood Cookbook

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