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Honey butter cornbread with butter on top.

Honey Butter Cornbread

Stephanie Rutherford
This honey butter cornbread is an easy one bowl recipe. The cornbread baked tall and super fluffy. It is topped with honey butter.
5 from 10 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Resting Time 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Dessert, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 12 pieces
Calories 471 kcal



  • 2 ½ cups All-purpose flour
  • 1 cup Yellow cornmeal
  • 1 cup White granulated sugar
  • 1 ½ tablespoon Baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • ½ cup Unsalted butter melted and cooled
  • 2 tablespoon Honey
  • ½ cup Oil canola or vegetable
  • 1 ¼ cup Milk room temperature
  • 3 Large eggs room temperature

Honey Butter

  • ½ cup Unsalted butter room temperature
  • 3 tablespoon Honey
  • teaspoon Salt



  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a 9X13 pan with baking non stick spray. Line the bottom and 2 sides with parchment paper and spray again. Melt the butter in the microwave and let it cool for 5 minutes.
    ½ cup Unsalted butter
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix the butter, honey, oil, milk, and eggs. Add in flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Mix until just combined.
    2 ½ cups All-purpose flour, 1 cup Yellow cornmeal, 1 cup White granulated sugar, 1 ½ tablespoon Baking powder, 1 teaspoon Salt, ½ cup Unsalted butter, 2 tablespoon Honey, ½ cup Oil, 1 ¼ cup Milk, 3 Large eggs
  • Pour batter into pan. Bake for 30-40 minutes. It will be lightly golden brown on top.
  • Let the cornbread cool in the pan for 15 minutes before cutting into it.

Honey Butter

  • Using a mixer with a whisk attachment, beat butter, honey, and salt. The butter HAS to be room temperature in order to mix well.
    ½ cup Unsalted butter, 3 tablespoon Honey, ⅛ teaspoon Salt
  • Beat for 3 minutes. It will be light and fluffy. Spread on top of cornbread.


Calories: 471kcalCarbohydrates: 55gProtein: 5gFat: 27gSaturated Fat: 11gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 43mgSodium: 392mgPotassium: 114mgFiber: 2gSugar: 25gVitamin A: 514IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 127mgIron: 2mg
Keyword cornbread, easy, fluffy, honey butter, one bowl
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