Contact us: [email protected]
Home of your favorite recipes
sweet corn bread

Koo Sweet Corn Bread is a delicious South African dish that combines the flavors of sweet corn and bread. It is a popular and traditional dish in South African cuisine, often enjoyed as a side dish or a snack.

The preparation time for Koo Sweet Corn Bread can vary, but it typically takes around 10-15 minutes to prepare the batter and another 30-40 minutes for baking. The total time can range from 40 minutes to an hour.

sweet corn bread

Koo sweet corn bread recipe

No ratings yet
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Breakfast
Cuisine South African


  • - 1 cup all-purpose flour

    - 1 cup cornmeal

    - 1/4 cup granulated sugar

    - 1 tablespoon baking powder

    - 1/2 teaspoon salt

    - 1 cup Koo sweet corn kernels, drained

    - 1 cup buttermilk

    - 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted

    - 2 large eggs


  • Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C). Grease a 9-inch square baking pan or line it with parchment paper.
    2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
    3. In a separate bowl, combine the Koo sweet corn kernels, buttermilk, melted butter, and eggs. Mix well.
    4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients. Stir gently until just combined. Be careful not to overmix; a few lumps are okay.
    5. Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan, spreading it out evenly.
    6. Bake for about 20-25 minutes or until the top is golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
    7. Remove the cornbread from the oven and let it cool in the pan for a few minutes.
    8. Cut the cornbread into squares and serve warm. It pairs well with chili, soups, or can be enjoyed on its own.
    Enjoy your homemade Koo sweet cornbread.



Here are a few notes and tips to consider when making Koo sweet cornbread:
1. Koo sweet corn is a canned product, so make sure to drain the kernels before adding them to the recipe. This will prevent the cornbread from becoming too moist.
2. If you don't have buttermilk on hand, you can make a substitute by adding 1 tablespoon of vinegar or lemon juice to a cup of milk. Let it sit for a few minutes to curdle before using.
3. Adjust the sugar amount to your taste. If you prefer a sweeter cornbread, you can increase the sugar to 1/2 cup or even 3/4 cup.
4. Be mindful not to overmix the batter. Overmixing can lead to a tougher texture in the finished cornbread. Mix until the ingredients are just combined, with a few lumps remaining.
5. Make sure to preheat your oven properly before baking the cornbread. This ensures that the cornbread cooks evenly and rises properly.
6. The baking time provided is an estimate. Ovens can vary, so keep an eye on the cornbread as it bakes. It should be golden brown on top and a toothpick inserted into the center should come out clean.
7. Let the cornbread cool in the pan for a few minutes before cutting into squares. This allows it to set and makes it easier to handle.
8. You can customize this recipe by adding additional ingredients such as shredded cheese, diced jalapeños, or chopped herbs for extra flavor. Just fold them into the batter before baking.
Enjoy your delicious Koo sweet cornbread, and feel free to experiment and make it your own!


Serving: 50g
Keyword Koo bread
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!
Leave a Comment

Close Bitnami banner