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Honey Butter Cornbread being served on a white plate.

Honey Butter Cornbread

This Honey Butter Cornbread is soft, moist and full of sweet buttery flavor! So easy to make in just a couple minutes, it adds some southern comfort food flair to just about any meal!
Course Bread
Cuisine American
Keyword bread, butter, corn, cornbread, honey, Thanksgiving
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 280kcal


Ingredients for the Cornbread:

  • ¼ cup butter melted
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 ¼ cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda

For the Whipped Honey Butter:

  • ½ cup butter softened
  • ¼ cup honey


  • To make the whipped honey butter, add the softened butter and honey to a small bowl. Beat the ingredients together with a hand mixer until light and fluffy.
    Combine butter and honey
  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees and spray the bottom of an 8x8 baking pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the butter, honey, milk, and egg.
    Combine Milk, egg, honey and butter.
  • Add the cornmeal, flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda. Stir until just combined.
    stir in dry ingredients
  • Pour the mixture in the prepared baking pan and bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
    pour into 8X8 pan
  • Allow the cornbread to cool for at least 10 minutes before slicing and serving.
    Honey Butter Cornbread Recipe being served for dinner.


Calories: 280kcal