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!
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.
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.
This recipe is super easy to make! 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. 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, then 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.
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 Gumbo! 4 Weight Watchers SmartPoints per slice!
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 Serving0
4 SMARTPOINTS per serving
10 minPrep Time
25 minCook Time
35 minTotal Time
- 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
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees
- In a large bowl, whisk cornmeal, flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, and salt.
- In a medium bowl, whisk milk, egg, oil, honey, and Greek yogurt.
- Add egg mixture to cornmeal mixture and stir to combine well.
- Add corn and mix well.
- Place skillet into a heated oven for 10 minutes.
- Remove skillet and pour batter into cast iron skillet.
- Bake for about 20-25 minutes until top is golden brown.
- Insert toothpick through the center of the cornbread to make sure it comes out clean.
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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Jessica WagnerSeptember 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
KristineSeptember 7, 2017 at 1:18 pm Me too Jessica!!
Tanvi RastogiSeptember 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
KristineSeptember 7, 2017 at 1:18 pm Thanks Tanvi!
Mariah KleeSeptember 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
KristineSeptember 7, 2017 at 1:18 pm Cornbread brings back childhood memories for me too Mariah :)
MarissaSeptember 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.
KristineSeptember 7, 2017 at 1:17 pm And he would be so grateful to you for making it :) Thanks Marissa!
MirandaSeptember 5, 2017 at 8:49 pm This looks so good! I'm a huge cornbread fan so this healthier option is perfect for me!
KristineSeptember 7, 2017 at 1:17 pm It's healthy but tastes delicious! Thanks Miranda :)
JessicaSeptember 5, 2017 at 9:40 pm looks sooo good
KristineSeptember 7, 2017 at 1:16 pm Thank you Jessica!
Marie NdiayeSeptember 5, 2017 at 10:41 pm Yum! I've always loved cornbread. Pinning for later! Marie Ndiaye recently posted...Relax & Soothe with Lavender Oil
KristineSeptember 7, 2017 at 1:16 pm Thanks for pinning Marie!!
ShahlaSeptember 6, 2017 at 2:40 am Skillet cornbread is one of my favorite things during fall. Can't wait to try this!
KristineSeptember 7, 2017 at 1:16 pm Me too Shahla!!
Jordyn galanSeptember 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 Vacation
KristineSeptember 7, 2017 at 1:16 pm It's such a great combo! Thanks Jordyn :)