Bobota (Islander Corn Bread)

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 50 mins

I found this on I'm posting it for ZWT 6. Greece

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine sugar, water, lemon juice, and cinnamon in a medium-sized saucepan, and bring to a boil. Simmer for 20 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and add honey. Return syrup to low heat and simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from heat.
  3. Preheat oven to 375*.
  4. Sift all dry ingredients into a large bowl. Combine the honey, orange juice, warm water, and warm oil. Stir into dry mixture, beating until smooth.
  5. Fold in orange peel and currants. Pour batter into a well-greased 7x7 by 2-inch pan and bake for 25 minutes, or until golden.
  6. Leave in pan to cool, then pour warm Basic Sweet Syrup over it or sprinkle with confectioner's sugar. Cut into squares and serve immediately.
  7. Note: Syrup can be stored in the refrigerator for 1 month. To use, bring to room temperature.
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Good corn bread. This could be eaten as a side or dessert or for breakfast. I cut this recipe in half since it is just DH and I, and made in a mini bread loaf pan. Made for ZWT6.

Queen Dana June 11, 2010