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Cornbread and Whipped Honey Butter Cake

Cornbread (lightened up) and Whipped Honey Butter Cake

Ingredients

  •  1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup butter , melted
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • Whipped honey butter for serving , recipe follows

Whipped Honey Butter

  • 1/2 cup salted butter , softened
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together cornmeal and buttermilk until well blended, allow to rest at room temperature for 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt, set aside. Add melted butter, applesauce, honey and sugar to cornmeal mixture and whisk until well combine. Stir in eggs. Stir in dry ingredients and whisk just until combine and no longer lumpy. Pour mixture into a greased 8×8 dish and bake 30-35 minutes until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool about 5 minutes before slicing. Serve with whipped honey butter.

Whipped Honey Butter

  1. In a mixing bowl,using an electric mixer, whip together all ingredients until light and fluffy about 2 minutes.
  2. Alternate method: add in a bit of cinnamon and hint nutmeg for a delicious spiced version.

Recipe Source: Cooking Classy