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Raspberry Cornbread- Bursting with Fruit

Updated on March 11, 2014

One of my favorite treats is a nice warm piece of cornbread oozing with butter. I decided to take this one step further using my favorite cornbread recipe and adding fresh raspberries. Then I thought, why not go over the top and add some yummy raspberry preserves swirled in the batter. What I ended up with was a truly delicious cornbread bursting with berries and sweet preserves. I hope you enjoy this Raspberry Cornbread:

Serving Size

Serves: Makes 1 Loaf

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 cups cornmeal
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 3 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • 1/2 cup raspberry preserves

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Grease a 9 inch loaf pan or use cooking spray.
  3. In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients.
  4. Add eggs, butter and milk until well mixed.
  5. If batter is too thick, add more milk.
  6. Fold in raspberries.
  7. Pour mixture into prepared pan.
  8. Add small dollops of preserves over batter.
  9. Using a knife, swirl preserves into batter.
  10. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  11. Let cool slightly, remove from pan and slice.

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      Dorian Bodnariuc 3 years ago from Ottawa, Ontario Canada

      What a creative recipe. I must try this one, corn bread is one of my favorites, but your recipe sounds like nothing I tried before.

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      Cheryl Paton 3 years ago from West Virginia

      This sounds delicious. What a great idea! : )

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      Lynda Makara 3 years ago from California

      What an interesting idea! I love raspberries.

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      Laura Hofman 3 years ago from Naperville, IL

      I never thought of adding raspberries to cornbread...sounds so yummy! I love both by themselves so why not combine them! Thanks for the recipe.

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      acreativethinker 3 years ago

      This recipe sounds very tasty and delicious. Shall have to try it. Thanks for sharing. :)

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      Kimberly Schimmel, MLS 3 years ago from Greensboro, NC

      I love cornbread, so I need to try this out as soon as I go berry picking this season.

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      Merry Citarella 3 years ago from Oregon's Southern Coast

      Have to try this one! I love raspberries and cornbread. Yummy to have them together. Where's my grocery list....

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      Heidi Vincent 3 years ago from GRENADA

      This looks absolutely delicious, MareeT. I could do with a piece right now with my tea.