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A cornbread recipe that is sweet, moist and super easy to make. You might even say, the most moist cornbread ever!

honey drizzled on moist cornbread

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Have you ever had something at a restaurant that you could never make better at home, not matter how hard you tried? That was me with cornbread.

There is a small little cafe in my town that has the BEST cornbread. Try as I might, I was never able to make a moist cornbread from scratch at home, that quite compared to theirs. Until I made this recipe.

I love a good cornbread recipe, but so many times it can be dry and crumbly. But not this one. This cornbread is moist, it is sweet, and it is so easy to make!

The Best Cornbread Recipe

I like to make this delicious cornbread for my family all of the time, especially in the winter served along side a warm bowl of Southwest Corn Chowder or Creamy Chicken Chili.

Three pieces of cornbread topped with butter

One of the things that I love about this cornbread is how moist it is. And, it seems to get even more moist the next day!

Because of this, sometimes I will make it the day before I need it and hope that my family doesn’t eat it all.

I also love that it has just a hint of honey. My mouth is watering just thinking about this buttery, sweet, moist cornbread.

This cornbread is also super easy to throw together and comes out perfectly every time! Most of the ingredients you will need to make this moist cornbread are probably already in your pantry.

You could definitely be enjoying this corn bread in just a few short minutes, if you desire.


  • Cornmeal
  • All-Purpose Flour
  • Sugar
  • Baking Powder
  • Salt
  • Vegetable or Canola Oil
  • Butter
  • Honey
  • Eggs
  • Milk

How to Make Sweet Moist Cornbread

Dry ingredients for moist cornbread in a bowl
  1. First, grease a 9×13 dish.
  2. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Measure out the dry ingredients and add them to a large mixing bowl.
  4. Sift or mix them together with a whisk.
  5. In a separate bowl, combine the eggs, melted butter, oil, butter, milk, and honey.
  6. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir together, just until moistened.Moist cornbread batter in a pan
  7. Pour the sweet cornbread batter into the 9×13 pan and place it in the oven for 45-50 minutes.
  8. Cover the cornbread loosely with foil for the last 10-15 minutes of baking time so the top doesn’t brown too much
  9. Remove the pan from the oven and allow it to cool slightly before serving.
  10. Don’t forget to add some butter and a drizzle of honey when you serve this yummy cornbread!

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It would go perfect with my Slow Cooker/Instant Pot Creamy Chicken Chili! If you love this recipe, you might also want to check out my recipe for Honey Buttermilk Biscuits!

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Easy Sweet Moist Cornbread
A cornbread recipe that is sweet, moist and super easy to make. You might even say, the best cornbread ever!
Course Side Dish
Prep Time 5 Minutes
Cook Time 45 Minutes
Course Side Dish
Prep Time 5 Minutes
Cook Time 45 Minutes
  1. Measure and add the cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt to a medium mixing bowl. Whisk or sift together.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix together the vegetable oil, melted butter, honey, eggs, and milk.
  3. Stir the wet ingredients and dry ingredients together, just until moistened. Do not over mix.
  4. Pour the batter into a greased 9x13 pan and bate at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. Cover the pan loosely with foil for the last 10 minutes to prevent over-browning.
  5. Serve with butter and a drizzle of honey.
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27 Comments on Sweet Moist Cornbread

  1. Is it milk or buttermilk? The ingredients list says milk but, in your instructions up top you say buttermilk, thanks!! I too love a good moist sweet cornbread!!

  2. This was, by far, the best recipe I’ve found!! I did a smaller batch, because it’s just me, and I baked it in my cast iron skillet. OMG!! So good!!

  3. I’ve been making this exact recipe for many years, it’s outstanding if you prefer a moist sweet cornbread. It’s a family favorite as I’ve given the recipe to everyone in my family. FYI, it works perfectly using skim milk making it light and fluffy – my favorite. Also, I always use orange blossom honey.

    Recently made regular size muffins and little mini muffins that can be popped right into your mouth. I froze them for an upcoming RV trip and will serve with Roast Beef Soup.

  4. I’m making them right now! Muffins and pan! Will let you know how it goes! I like my cornbread a little sweet!

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