Gluten Free Grain Free Corn Free Cornbread Recipe

by Carol Kicinski on November 2, 2016

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Gluten Free Grain Free Corn Free Cornbread Recipe

Gluten free cornbread is big in my family, especially come holiday season. But really, any time (especially according to my g-kid Julian) is the right time for cornbread. We also enjoy this gluten free grain free corn free cornbread recipe.

At the beginning of this year we did an article in Simply Gluten Free Magazine on cornbread mix and match – we provided three basic gluten free cornbread recipes (classic, vegan, and grain and corn free) with add-ins so that one could create their own cornbread masterpiece.

When testing the recipes, I decided I should give them to my own cornbread aficionado Julian to see if they came up to his high standards. I already knew he loves my classic cornbread recipe and I felt pretty safe with the vegan version, as it still contained cornmeal, but the grain free, corn free recipe had me a little nervous.

I did not tell him it had no corn, I just gave him some and waited. Bottom line – he loved it!

This is a protein-rich recipe thanks to cage-free eggs (I like Nature’s Yoke) and almond flour and is a really great cornbread alternative for anyone giving up grains. It is also really simple to make!

Note: Commercial baking powder contains cornstarch, so for a truly corn free cornbread you need to make your own, but fear not, it is really simple. Just combine 2 parts cream of tartar, 1 part baking soda, and 1 part starch of your choice (such as arrowroot powder or tapioca starch). Whisk all ingredients together and put in a jar to store. Use as a one-to-one substitution whenever baking powder is called for in a recipe.

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Gluten Free Grain Free Corn Free Cornbread Recipe

Ingredients

Gluten-free nonstick cooking spray
½ cup unsalted butter or dairy-free butter, melted
3 tablespoons honey
3 large cage-free eggs
1½ cups blanched almond flour
½ cup tapioca starch or arrowroot starch
2 teaspoons grain-free baking powder (see note in blog post above)
½ teaspoon kosher or fine sea salt

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Grease an 8- or 9-inch baking dish generously with cooking spray.

In a large mixing bowl, whisk all ingredients together until smooth. Pour into the prepared pan and bake for 20-25 minutes or until browned and the top feels firm to the touch. Let cool in the pan for 10 minutes.

Cut into squares and serve.

Servings:

This Paleo friendly Gluten Free Grain Free Corn Free Cornbread recipe serves 8 – 10.

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