Healthy Cornbread Recipe

Healthy cornbread lightly sweetened with #honey is moist yet light and fluffy texture. Plus, it's better for you because it's made without refined flour or sugar. Perfect chili pairing or holiday side dish.

Course Breads, Breakfast, Side Dish, Side Dishes, Sides
Cuisine American
Keyword cornbread, dairy-free cornbread, gluten-free cornbread, healthy cornbread, healthy cornbread recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Calories 212 kcal
Author Kelli Shallal MPH RD



  1. Preheat oven to 350F and grease an 8 x 8 baking dish with butter (or butter sub.)

  2. Combine dry ingredients (whole-grain cornmeal, almond flour, baking powder, baking soda, cream of tartar, and salt).

  3. In another bowl, combine melted butter, eggs, milk, and honey, whisk until there is a smooth consistency.

  4. Add in eggs, honey, milk, and butter into the dry ingredients. Mix until just combined, DO NOT OVERMIX.

  5. Immediately pour the mixture into a baking dish and place in the oven. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean and edges of cornbread are golden brown.

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Cornbread Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 212 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 42mg14%
Sodium 173mg8%
Potassium 145mg4%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 216IU4%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 63mg6%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.