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Soul-Healthy Cornbread

Soul-Healthy Cornbread

Serve this sweet cornbread with your favorite savory entrée. 

Servings: 12

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup flour (all-purpose)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup applesauce, unsweetened
  • 4 egg whites (1/2 cup)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
Directions:
  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Lightly spray an 8-inch square pan with vegetable oil cooking spray.
  2. Mix dry ingredients in a medium-sized mixing bowl.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well by hand.
  4. Pour the batter into the sprayed pan and shake to make it level.
  5. Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 25 minutes.
  6. Allow to cool, then cut into 12 squares.

Nutrition:
Per serving (serving size: 1 2x2 2/3" piece, 1/12 of recipe 76g): 145 calories; 3 g fat; 0 g saturated fat; 1 mg cholesterol; 239 mg sodium; 27 g total carbohydrate; 10 g total sugars; 8 g added sugars; 4 g protein

Recipe source: https://www.choosemyplate.gov/recipes/supplemental-nutrition-assistance-program-snap/soul-healthy-cornbread