Cornbread for a Crowd

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


30-36 servings

Updated: Oct. 15, 2022
Samuel Warnock of Union, Ohio shares his recipe for Corn Bread for a Crowd. These sunny squares are a terrific accompaniment for chili or any savory dish with gravy or sauce.
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  • 3-1/2 cups cornmeal
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 cups buttermilk
  • 1 cup canola oil


  1. In a large bowl, combine the cornmeal, flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. In a small bowl, combine the eggs, buttermilk and oil; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  2. Pour into a greased 13x9-in. baking pan and a greased 9-in. square baking pan. Bake at 425° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 151 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 246mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.