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The best cornmeal recipes - 4 recipes

By lazar

Cornmeal is a coarse flour made from dried corn. It is the perfect substitution while maintaining a gluten-free diet. Use cornmeal in breads and muffins when baking. Use cornmeal for your breakfast pancakes. Cornmeal can also be used as a batter, especially popular in southern style cooking for frying catfish, okra or shrimp. Cornmeal is the base for classic polenta, which can accompany any protein of your choice. You can even make a soup heartier by thickening it with corn meal. For a sweet or savory dishes corn meal is a welcome addition with flavor and beauty with it's bright yellow color.

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VIDEO: Strawberry Cheesecake Bites

This no-bake dessert is so quick, so easy, and oh so delicious!



  • 12 strawberries
  • 8 oz cream cheese (1 package)
  • 1/2 cup powedered sugar
  • 4 small graham crackers



  1. Hull the strawberries.
  2. In a bowl, mix the cream cheese and sugar.
  3. Fill each strawberry with the cheesecake filling.
  4. Smash the graham crackers and sprinkle on top.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

Top rated Cornmeal recipes


Mx flour, cornmeal, Bourbon Smoked Salt, and Bourbon Smoked Pepper together in a large bowl

  • 1/2 cups yellow cornmeal
  • 1/4 all purpose flour
  • 2 cups okra- chopped 1/4 inch piece
  • 2 TBS Bourbon Smoked Salt
  • 1 TBS Bourbon Smoked Pepper
  • Peanut Oil
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4/5 (61 Votes)

This 5-minute recipe will ensure you NEVER skip breakfast again!

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The "Bites" isn't the old fashion part, but more of a modern version of the corndog, itself

  • 1 pound hot dogs
  • 1 c. yellow cornmeal
  • 5 T. brown sugar
  • 1 c. flour
  • 1/2 t. baking powder
  • 1/3 t. cayenne pepper
  • dash of salt
  • 1/2 t garlic powder
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1 1/2 t. bacon drippings
  • 1/3 t. baking soda
  • cornstarch
4/5 (5 Votes)

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Preheat oven to 400. Mix together flour, salt, cornmeal, baking powder

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1tbsp melted shortening
4/5 (5 Votes)


Preheat oven to 425 degrees

  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup flour, sifted
  • 3 ½ tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ cup melted butter
2.9/5 (17 Votes)

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