Sweet Skillet Cornbread

Sweet Skillet Cornbread is fluffy cornbread with a layer of corn kernels & a touch of sweetness.  Perfect side for any gumbo, stew, or chili.  Weight Watchers friendly recipe- 4 SmartPoints!

 

Sweet Skillet Cornbread is fluffy cornbread with a layer of corn kernels & a touch of sweetness. The perfect side for any gumbo, stew, or chili. Weight Watchers friendly recipe. www.bitesofflavor.com

 

There are specific meals I make that require some type of bread to be served alongside.  Spaghetti needs to be served with bread sticks, Tikka Masala needs to be served with naan, and gumbo  or any kind of stew MUST be served with cornbread.  My Sweet Skillet Cornbread is a healthy and delicious twist on traditional cornbread.  Fluffy cornbread with a layer of corn kernels and a touch of sweetness.  The perfect side for any gumbo, stew, or chili.  This is a Weight Watchers friendly recipe and each serving is 4 SmartPoints.

 

There are very specific meals I grew up eating cornbread.  In college anytime I’d make those recipes my mom made, I always had cornbread as a side.  It was until a few years ago that I started to make cornbread from scratch and realized there was no need to buy the boxed cornbread mix because I already have all the ingredients in my pantry!

 

Traditional cornbread can be full of fat and carbs so my take on the traditional recipe calls for healthy ingredients… whole wheat flour, reduced fat milk, and Greek yogurt  A few months ago, I shared another version of cornbread: Skillet Green Chili Cornbread.  You might be wondering why I have two versions… well my friends, one version is on the savory side with layers of green chilies and cheese, and the other version is sweeter with layers of corn kernels and honey.

   

 

Not only is this recipe less fat than traditional cornbread, it’s super easy!  You just need two mixing bowls, a whisk, and a medium to small cast iron skillet!!  In a large mixing bowl, whisk cornmeal, white whole wheat flour, baking powder, sugar, baking soda, and salt.

 

 

In another mixing bowl, whisk greek yogurt, an egg, 2% milk, honey, and olive oil.

 

 

After the wet ingredients are mixed, add to the bowl with the dry ingredients and whisk until all ingredients are combined.  Next, add frozen corn and mix together.  Preheat an oven to 350 degrees.  Add the cast iron skillet to the pre-heated oven and let it sit in the oven for 10 minutes.  Remove the skillet from the oven and pour the cornbread mixture into the skillet, smoothing the top with a wooden spoon.  If you do not have a small cast iron skillet, just use a regular sized muffin tin pan!  This recipe makes 8 cornbread muffins.

 

 

Finally, bake for 20 to 25 minutes until the top is golden brown.

 

Fluffy cornbread with a layer of corn kernels & a touch of sweetness. Sweet Skillet Cornbread is the perfect side for any gumbo, stew, or chili. Weight Watchers friendly recipe. www.bitesofflavor.com

 

Sweet Skillet Cornbread is a healthy and delicious twist on traditional cornbread.  Fluffy cornbread with a layer of corn and a touch of sweetness.  Perfect side for gumbo, stew, or chili.  Easy to make and delicious to eat!  Serve this cornbread with my Cajun Bean & Chicken Stew, or Chicken & Shrimp Gumbo4 Weight Watchers SmartPoints per slice!

 

This Sweet Skillet Cornbread is fluffy cornbread with a layer of corn kernels & a touch of sweetness is the perfect side for any gumbo, stew, or chili. Weight Watchers friendly recipe. www.bitesofflavor.com

 

I hope you enjoy these bites of flavor!

 

Check out this 60 second video for how to make Sweet Skillet Cornbread:

 

Serves 8, 1 Piece Per Serving

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Sweet Skillet Cornbread

4 SMARTPOINTS per serving

10 minPrep Time

25 minCook Time

35 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Yellow Cornmeal
  • ½ Cup White Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Sugar
  • ½ Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • ½ Teaspoon Salt
  • ½ Cup 2% Milk
  • 1 Egg
  • ½ Cup Fat Free Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 2 Tablespoons Honey
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • ½ Cup Frozen Corn

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. In a large bowl, whisk cornmeal, flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, and salt.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk milk, egg, oil, honey, and Greek yogurt.
  4. Add egg mixture to cornmeal mixture and stir to combine well.
  5. Add corn and mix well.
  6. Place skillet into a heated oven for 10 minutes.
  7. Remove skillet and pour batter into cast iron skillet.
  8. Bake for about 20-25 minutes until top is golden brown.
  9. Insert toothpick through the center of the cornbread to make sure it comes out clean.

Notes

If you do not have a small cast iron skillet, use a regular sized muffin tin! This recipe makes 8 cornbread muffins.

Nutrition is based on the NEW Weight Watchers Freestyle Program guidelines. Nutrition calculated using Weight Watchers calculator.

NUTRITION: Serves 8, 1 Slice or Muffin Per Serving- (4 SmartPoints Per Serving) CALORIES: 131 FAT: 2.4 SATURATED FAT: 0.5 CARBS: 24.3 FIBER: 0.7 SUGARS: 6.8 PROTEIN: 7

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18 Comments

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    Jessica Wagner
    September 5, 2017 at 10:46 am What a perfect recipe for fall! I love cooking something you can eat warm out of the oven! XO https://www.theweekenderafashionfieldguide.com
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    Tanvi Rastogi
    September 5, 2017 at 10:52 am That's is perfect for the cooler weather ahead. My husband loved corn break so I must try this out. ❥ tanvii.com
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    Mariah Klee
    September 5, 2017 at 12:56 pm My mom used to always make cornbread with stew in the fall! This has me wishing for cooler temps stat! Mariah www.likehoneyblog.com
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      Kristine
      September 7, 2017 at 1:18 pm Cornbread brings back childhood memories for me too Mariah :)
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    Marissa
    September 5, 2017 at 2:55 pm I am not a huge fan of cornbread, but I need to cook this for my boyfriend! He would looooveeee it.
    • Reply
      Kristine
      September 7, 2017 at 1:17 pm And he would be so grateful to you for making it :) Thanks Marissa!
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    Miranda
    September 5, 2017 at 8:49 pm This looks so good! I'm a huge cornbread fan so this healthier option is perfect for me!
    • Reply
      Kristine
      September 7, 2017 at 1:17 pm It's healthy but tastes delicious! Thanks Miranda :)
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    Jessica
    September 5, 2017 at 9:40 pm looks sooo good
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    Marie Ndiaye
    September 5, 2017 at 10:41 pm Yum! I've always loved cornbread. Pinning for later! Marie Ndiaye recently posted...Relax & Soothe with Lavender OilMy Profile
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      Kristine
      September 7, 2017 at 1:16 pm Thanks for pinning Marie!!
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    Shahla
    September 6, 2017 at 2:40 am Skillet cornbread is one of my favorite things during fall. Can't wait to try this!
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    Jordyn galan
    September 6, 2017 at 10:31 am This looks so yummy! It's almost chili season! And cornbread and chili and my favorite! Jordyn galan recently posted...Why You Need a Vacation Day After Your VacationMy Profile
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      Kristine
      September 7, 2017 at 1:16 pm It's such a great combo! Thanks Jordyn :)

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