Convenience Mix #3: Corn Bread Convenience Mix
Part of the Saving Money With Homemade Convenience Mixes Series
Originally prepared by Nellie Hedstrom, Extension Nutrition Specialist, University of Maine Cooperative Extension
Revised and updated by Kate Yerxa, Statewide Nutrition Educator, University of Maine Cooperative Extension
Saving Money With Homemade Convenience Mixes provides recipes for master convenience mixes that you can make and keep on hand. These mixes are healthier and less expensive than the packaged convenience mixes you buy in the store, and allow you to control the amount of fat, sodium, sugar, and additives in your foods without sacrificing the convenience of a mix. There are 15 master convenience mixes, each with recipes you can make from the mix.
A complete index of convenience mix recipes can be found on the Bulletin #4029, Saving Money With Homemade Convenience Mixes page.
Index to Recipes
- Corn Bread Convenience Mix
- Golden Bread Drops
- Golden Corn Bread, Corn Muffins, or Corn Sticks
- Corn Bread Variations
- Corn Doodle Cookies
- Golden Goody Pancakes
4 cups flour
1/2 cup sugar
4 cups cornmeal
1/4 cup baking powder
1 1/2 cups instant dry milk
1 tablespoon salt
1 cup margarine
Stir dry ingredients together until well mixed. Cut in margarine with a pastry blender. Store in a tightly covered container in the refrigerator or freezer. Use within a month.
Combine Convenience Mix and water and drop onto a baking sheet. Bake at 425°F for 10 to 12 minutes. Or mix and drop onto a heavy skillet that has been greased and heated. Cook 5 to 7 minutes on each side on top of the stove.
2 cups Corn Bread Convenience Mix
2/3 cup water
Mix Convenience Mix, water, and egg. Pour mixture into greased 8- x 8-inch pan, greased muffin pan, or hot, greased corn-stick pan. Bake at 425°F 20 to 25 minutes until lightly browned or a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Add 1 cup blueberries.
Harvest Corn Squares
Add 2 tablespoons sugar and 3/4 cup diced apples.
Onion-Cheese Corn Bread
Add 1/3 cup chopped onion and 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese.
Stir together Convenience Mix, sugar, and cinnamon. Blend in egg, water, and vanilla. Drop by teaspoons onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 375°F, 10 to 12 minutes, until lightly browned on edges. Remove from oven. Cool on a baking sheet and loosen cookies with a spatula.
2 cups Corn Bread Convenience Mix
1 cup water
Mix Convenience Mix, egg, and water. Drop onto hot greased skillet or griddle. Turn over when edges look dry. Cook until lightly browned on the bottom. Serve with molasses.
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