Fresh Corn and Basil Cornbread

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by KathyP53

I just tried this recipe from Bon Appetit. I served it with Ozark Brown Beans. What a great meal!

Top Review by mikey ev

I was about to add this to Recipezaar and saw your recipe. I added a dash of cayenne pepper and a few grids of fresh black pepper. Then baked it in a glass dish for 40 minutes. Came out moist, delicious, and perfectly browned. Yummm!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Butter 9x9x2" metal baking pan.
  3. Whisk buttermilk, eggs, and basil in large bowl. Blend cornmeal and next 4 ingredients in processor 5 seconds. Add 1/2 cup butter; blend until coarse meal forms. Add corn kernels. Using 8 on and off turns, blend until kernels are coarsely chopped. Stir dry ingredients into buttermilk mixture; transfer to pan.
  4. Bake cornbread until golden on top and tester inserted into center comes out clean, about 45 minutes. Cool 20 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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