Microwave Cornbread

serves 12



1/2 cup all purpose flour

1/2 cup whole wheat flour

3/4 cup corn meal

1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon cumin

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 large egg, lightly beaten

1 1/4 cups buttermilk

1/4 cup canola oil

canola oil spray

(optional) 4 slices turkey bacon, diced, cooked and drained

(optional) 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced (for spicier muffins, don’t remove seeds)



1. Spray a microwavable container with canola oil spray.

2. Combine dry ingredients in one bowl.  Mix in shredded cheese.

3.  Combine all the other wet ingredients (egg, milk and oil) in another bowl.

4.  Pour the wet ingredients into the flour mixture and mix until just combined.

5. Pour mixture into microwavable container and cook on high for 3 minutes. Rotate container and cook in 30 second intervals until firm in the center.



1 2-inch square, 1 serving contains: Calories (kcal) 138, Fat (g) 7

Saturated Fat (g) 2, Cholesterol (mg) 24, Carbohydrates (g) 15

Dietary Fiber (g) 1, Total Sugars (g) 1, Protein (g) 4, Sodium (mg) 302