DIY Cornbread Mix (Like Jiffy)

Lynn demonstrates how to make a cornbread mix, kind of like Jiffy, that you can mix ahead and store in your pantry.  You can double, triple, etc. this recipe to make several mixes.  Great for a quick bread to go with dinner, soup, etc.


  • ¾ cup all purpose flour
  • ¾ cup yellow cornmeal
  • ¼ cup powdered milk
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ cup sugar

Mix all of the above together and store in a Ziploc bag.

To make cornbread:

Preheat oven to 400°.  Spray a muffin tin or 8x8" square baking pan with cooking spray and set aside.

Add to the above mix:

  • 1 egg
  • ¾ cup water
  • 2 Tablespooons melted butter

Pour the cornbread into your muffin tin or baking pan.  For muffins, fill 2/3 full and bake approximately 15-20 minutes.  Done when toothpick comes out clean.

For square pan, bake about 20-25 minutes.  Done when toothpick comes out clean.

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