Golden Vegan Corn Bread

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Golden Vegan Corn Bread

This Golden Vegan Corn Bread Recipe takes advantage of nutritional yeast flakes and a touch of maple syrup which gives it a rich, buttery flavor while corn kernels enhance its hearty texture. It's a Northern style corn bread so it features a mixture of corn flour and all-purpose flour. It's baked in a square baking pan instead of a cast iron skillet and designed to be a little sweeter and more moist than its Southern counterpart.

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Golden Vegan Corn Bread Recipe

1 cup + 2 Tablespoons non-dairy milk
2 Tablespoons golden flax meal
1 ½ teaspoons apple cider vinegar

1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup corn meal
½ teaspoon non-aluminum baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda

¼ cup (½ stick, or 54 grams) Regular Vegan Butter or margarine, melted
¼ cup sugar
2 Tablespoons nutritional yeast flakes
1 Tablespoon maple syrup
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 ¼ teaspoons salt
½ teaspoon onion powder

⅔ cup corn kernels

1) Curdle your non-dairy milk

Preheat oven to 375F (191C). Lightly grease a square 8 x 8 inch baking dish and set aside. In a medium bowl whisk together the non-dairy milk, flax meal and apple cider vinegar. Let it sit for about 10 minutes so the mixture thickens.

2) Whisk together the dry ingredients

In a large bowl, whisk together the all-purpose flour, corn meal, baking powder and baking soda.

3) Whisk together the flavor building ingredients

In another large bowl whisk the Vegan Butter, sugar, nutritional yeast flakes, maple syrup, chili powder, salt and onion powder. Now whisk in the non-dairy milk flax mixture until smooth.

4) Mix the dough and bake the vegan cornbread to perfection

Add wet ingredients to the bowl containing the dry ingredients and mix until smooth. Stir in the corn kernels. If you're using frozen kernels, they can be defrosted in the microwave in about 30 seconds. In this case, make sure that the kernels are drained of excess water and they are at room temperature before adding them to the mixture. Pour mixture into the baking dish and bake for 25 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.

Corn Bread Variations

Golden Corn Bread with Vegan Cheese

Omit the sugar and fold in 1 cup of vegan cheese during the same time that you fold in the corn kernels.

Golden Corn Bread with Vegan Bacon

Omit the sugar and fold in ½ cup chopped veggie bacon during the same time that you fold in the corn kernels. Store in a covered container or plastic freezer bag in the refrigerator for up to 1 week or the freezer for up to 6 months.

This recipe makes one 8 x 8 inch loaf of Golden Vegan Corn Bread.

Vegan Golden Corn Bread


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This is really good! I used 2/3 c of corn too based on the previous post, and almond milk. Terrific!

Owner's reply

So glad it worked out for you r mommy!

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fav corn bread

This is my favorite/go-to cornbread recipe (after a long search). I've perfected it to my taste with just a couple of tweaks. I omit the chili powder and onion powder because I found them unwelcome and distracting in my cornbread, but without them it's delicious and slightly sweet which I how I love cornbread. I also only add 2/3 c corn kernels or it gets crumbly and too chewy (esp. if using frozen corn which tends to be chewier than canned).

Anyway, props to Mattie for another winner--Thank you!!

Owner's reply

Glad you like it A! I'm going to re-evaluate the amount of corn kernels based on your input. Thanks for letting me know!

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very flexible

This is a very flexible recipe.
i ended up subbing the corn for green beans.
chocolate soy milk.
egg replacer.
and yeast.

turned out pretty good.
Merry Christmas!

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