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Oprah's Skinny Cornbread Recipe & Summer Entertainin

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 5
Calories: 152kcal
Author: Oprah Winfrey


  • Olive oil cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup diced yellow onion
  • 1/2 cup fresh or thawed frozen corn kernels
  • 2 TBS seeded and finely dices jalapeno chilies
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 TBS sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 cup stone-ground yellow cornmeal
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 large egg beaten
  • 2 TBS grapeseed oil


  • Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  • Coat a nonstick skillet with cooking spray and heat over4 med-high heat. Saute onions, corn, and jalapenos until corn is slightly charred. Approximately 5 minutes.Set aside and cool to room temperature.
  • Sift flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt into a medium bowl, add in cornmeal and whisk to blend.
  • In a small bowl, whisk buttermilk, egg, and oil.Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir with a wooden spoon. Fold in the corn mixture.
  • Coat a 10 inch cast iron skillet with cooking spray and pour in the mixture. Level and smooth the top with a spatula.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, until the top is lightly golden and the center is just firm to the touch.
  • Transfer the pan to a wire oven rack to cool for a few minutes before cutting the corn bread into wedges.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 152kcal