Sweet and Airy Corn Bread with Chocolate Chips

Prep Time: 30 Minutes
Yields: 9 Servings

The best corn bread recipes in the South create a light and fluffy bread that can even be used as a dessert as we see here with just the simple addition of chocolate chips! You can even spruce this wonderful treat up even more by sprinkling corn flour and powdered sugar on top.


1 cup cornmeal
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup flour
1 and 1/2 tbsps baking powder
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp salt
1 and 1/2 cups milk
2 eggs, beaten
1/4 cup melted butter


Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. In a large mixing bowl, sift together cornmeal, flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Whisk in milk, eggs and butter, blending until lumps are removed. Gently fold in chocolate chips. Lightly grease an 8-inch square or round baking pan with cooking spray or butter. Pour batter into greased pan and bake 20-25 minutes.