Ruby's Special Cornbread

Ruby's Special Cornbread

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"This cornbread is considered a favorite in our family. It was given to me by my mother-in-law. It is a very thick and hearty cornbread and goes well with most anything. You can also add tomatoes and ground beef."
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55 m servings 255 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 255 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 17.1 g
  • 26%
  • Carbs:
  • 21.7g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 5.8 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 72 mg
  • 24%
  • Sodium:
  • 362 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Combine the cornmeal, milk, oil, eggs, chopped green bell pepper, chopped onion, garlic powder, salt, baking soda, sugar, drained corn kernels, pimentos and jalapeno peppers. Mix until combined, and pour into a well greased 10 to 14 inch cast iron skillet.
  3. Bake for 45 minutes.


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So far, I tried 2 recipes containing only 'CORN MEAL', and no All purpose flour and I also get the same result. Soft, pudding-like texture, which is nothing like a regular bread. I guess cornbre...

Good flavor, but the texture was too much like a corn pudding and not the corn "bread" I was looking for.

I liked this a lot! contrary to the earlier reviews.I guess I just expected it to be the way it turned out.Forgot to add corn, so just sauted it and served it on the side.I am glad this had no c...

I added another 1/2 cup of cornmeal and 1 cup of biscuit mix, and it turned out DELICIOUS. otherwise was soupy going into the oven. The next morning, toasted it and served with homemade jelly or...

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