Paniolo Cornbread (Hawaii)

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Chocolatl

Adapted from Sam Choy's Polynesian Kitchen. Serve warm with honey and butter. Prep time does not include cooling time.

Top Review by CaliforniaJan

This is fantastic cornbread...the addition of the coconut milk (I used the low-fat kind) and pineapple combine to make a very moist and sweet bread. I did increase the amount of cornmeal to 2/3 cup because the batter seemed a little thin, but otherwise made as directed. Excellent! Made for ZWT #7.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Sift cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder and salt into a medium bowl.
  3. In a separate bowl whisk together melted butter, coconut milk, and eggs.
  4. Combine wet and dry mixtures.
  5. Stir in pineapple.
  6. Pour into a lightly greased 9" cake pan.
  7. Bake until firm and golden brown, about 35 minutes.
  8. Cool in pan for 30 minutes.
  9. Loosen edges of cornbread from pan.
  10. Place serving plate on top of pan, and invert cornbread onto plate.

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