Quick and Easy Vegan Cornbread

vegan cornbreadMost southerners enjoy eating cornbread with meals.  If you are a southerner who is vegan, you can still have cornbread minus the eggs and buttermilk.

I enjoy trying different vegan recipes and this is the second cornbread recipe that I have tried so far.  The first cornbread recipe that I ever tried was a total flop. But this recipe from By Any Greens Necessary is the best.  It is quick, easy and uses very few ingredients.

Classic Vegan Cornbread

by Tracye McQuirter

1 cup corn meal (organic if possible)

1 cup whole wheat pastry flour (if you can’t do wheat, use a pastry flour of your choice)

1 tablespoon of baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup olive oil

2 tablespoons raw agave nectar

1 cup water

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

In a bowl, mix together the cornmeal, flour, baking powder and salt.  In a separate bowl, mix together the olive oil, agave nectar and water.  Add the dry ingredients tot he wet ones and stir until well combined.  Pour into an oiled 9-inch round or square baking pan.  Bake for half an hour or until the top center is firm.

Note:  You can add herbs of your choice (Italian), dried minced onion depending on your taste buds.

If you cannot see the video below, please click here.  Enjoy!

 

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  • http://www.brownvegan.com Monqiue Koch

    Yum! I made corn muffins for my kids using flaxseeds and warm water as the “egg” and they loved it.

    • http://evelynparham.com Evelyn Parham

      Hi Monqiue,

      I’ll have to give that a try soon. Thanks for sharing!

  • jelirob

    HI!

    I’m going to try to make this tomorrow AM, any suggestions for high altitudes? More liquid, less dry, higher temp…?

    • http://evelynparham.com Evelyn Parham

      You may need more liquid, along with a little more of the dry ingredients. The batter should be thick, but not so stiff that you can’t mix it. You don’t want it to be watery either. I’m not too familiar with cooking in higher altitudes. If you increase one thing in the recipe, make sure you do it for all ingredients. I hope this helps!

      • jelirob

        I made it! It was actually my first vegan recipe, and it was pretty good! I added some fresh corn that I shaved off the cobb and put in some finely chopped hot pepper to give a little pick me up. My vegan friend said it was yummy, as well as us non-vegans. Thanks Evelyn!

        • http://evelynparham.com Evelyn Parham

          Hi Jelirob,

          Glad it worked out for you. That sounds pretty good. I’ll have to try it that way soon.

          Thanks for sharing!

  • Logan

    Mmmmmm … looks delicious! Making me hungry ;)
    Thanks for sharing Evelyn, off to make this right now…

    • http://evelynparham.com Evelyn Parham

      Okay… :)

  • http://www.youravon.com/traceyjohnson TraceyJoy

    no more boxes of Jiffy mix, lol. This is easy, kind of excited to try it, good post.

    • http://evelynparham.com Evelyn Parham

      Hi Tracey,

      Yeap, no more Jiffy! ;) Hope you enjoy it!

  • Marlene

    Hmm yummy! By reading those recipes i can force my kids to eats veggies and they surrender easier now hehe :)

    • http://evelynparham.com Evelyn Parham

      Hi Marlene,

      That’s cool! ;)

  • http://asiteforwomen.com/ kathy

    Hi Evelyn, Nice recipe. I love traditional cornbread, especially with a few bits of jalapenos. The vegan version sounds interesting and delicious :)

    Have a great weekend!

    • http://evelynparham.com Evelyn Parham

      Hi Kathy,

      Thanks for stopping by!

      Hmm..the jalapeno peppers is something, I might do one day. I love spicy cornbread.

      Take care,

      Evelyn

  • http://heartburncureshq.com/ David

    I am going to try your recipe soon. Another good vegan recipe idea.

    • http://evelynparham.com Evelyn Parham

      Hi David,

      Great, hope you like it!

      Evelyn

  • http://healthyone.org/ Jupitor Chakma

    Your recipe looks delicious. Yes these days one can get vegan alternative for most products.
    Few days back, I read a news where they say, they have developed the ingredient (artificially from natural sources other than chicken) which gives typical flavor to chicken.

    • http://evelynparham.com Evelyn Parham

      Hi Jupitor,

      Yeah, there are many alternatives out here. It is great!

      Thanks for stopping by!

      Evelyn