Southern Pride Sweet Cornbread

Total Time
20 mins
30 mins

Long before Boston Market cornered the market on cornbread, the women in my family were making up a darn good corn bread themselves. Every BBQ or potluck this cornbread was in demand. I finally handed one of my aunties a measuring cup (you know they never measure anything) and learned how to make it. It really does resemble the taste of Boston Market, almost could be a dessert with that sweet taste of honey and some butter on top...

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  1. Grease a 9x13 inch baking pan with shortening.
  2. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  3. Mix sugar, butter, eggs, milk, honey and water together in a large bowl.
  4. Mix dry ingredients together in a separate bowl: cornmeal, flour,baking powder, and salt.
  5. While stirring, add dry ingredients to sugar, egg, and milk mixture and mix thoroughly.
  6. Mixture will be slightly lumpy.
  7. Pour into greased rectangular pan.
  8. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown on top.
  9. Serve with butter.