Vegan Cornbread

If you like your cornbread to have a really lovely crust, bake it in a cast iron skillet. Place the skillet in the oven while it is preheating. Grease the hot skillet, add the batter, and bake. Serve with a piping hot bowl of chili – it will warm your soul!

5 from 2 votes
Vegan Cornbread
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
45 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 Servings
Calories: 292 kcal
Author: Carol Kicinski
  • Gluten-free nonstick cooking spray
  • 2 cups dairy-free milk of choice
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 cups gluten-free cornmeal
  • 1 cup gluten-free all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon kosher or fine sea salt
  • cup vegetable oil grapeseed oil, or melted coconut oil
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  1. Preheat the oven to 400ºF. Grease an 8- or 9-inch baking dish generously with cooking spray.
  2. Combine the dairy-free milk and apple cider vinegar and let sit for 5 minutes.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the cornmeal, flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add the milk mixture, oil, and maple syrup and stir until fully combined.
  4. Pour into the prepared pan and bake for 35 minutes or until browned, the top feels firm to the touch, and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Let cool for 10 minutes.
  5. Cut into squares and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Vegan Cornbread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 292 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 20%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Sodium 392mg 16%
Potassium 331mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 47g 16%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 7g
Protein 7g 14%
Vitamin A 4.8%
Vitamin C 5.3%
Calcium 14.9%
Iron 11.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Simply Gluten Free are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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