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Broccoli Cornbread with Cheese

Broccoli Cornbread is filled with cheese and delicious flavor. This cornbread is the ultimate cheesy comfort food side dish that's hearty and delicious.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword best cornbread, Broccoli Cheese Cornbread
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 Serving
Calories 474kcal


  • 9x13 Baking Dish


  • 4 Tablespoons unsalted butter melted, plus extra for greasing
  • 4 Large eggs
  • 1 ⅓ Cups buttermilk
  • 1 ⅓ Cups milk
  • 2 Cups yellow cornmeal preferably stone-ground
  • 2 Cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 Cup Cheddar cheese (grated
  • 1 Cup Broccoli pulsed in food processor or diced finely
  • ½ Cup onion
  • 4 Teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 Tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 Teaspoon salt


  • Gather all your ingredients
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease a 9X13 baking dish with butter.
  • Beat eggs in a bowl and whisk in milk and buttermilk, broccoli, onion, and cheese.
  • Whisk cornmeal, flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, and salt together in a bowl. Put the dry ingredients up the sides of the bowl to make a well, then pour the egg and milk mixture into it. Stir with a whisk until combined and then stir in the butter.
  • Pour the batter into the baking dish. Put in the oven and bake until the top of golden brown and edges are starting to pull away from the side. This will take about 30-40 minutes of time.
  • Put the baking pan on a wire rack to cool. This will take about 1 hour of time.
  • Don’t forget to add on your favorite toppings such as butter or honey as well!


  • If you would like to add more flavor add in one teaspoon of creole seasoning or cayenne pepper.
  • Want to add meat? Try adding cooked spicy sausage.


Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 474kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 120mg | Sodium: 1160mg | Potassium: 366mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 638IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 223mg | Iron: 3mg