This is an easy cornbread recipe to make as a classic holiday side dish or to eat with chili at a tailgate .

cornbread sliced on a platter waiting to be drizzled with honey


  • 2 cups (200 g) corn kernels
  • 1 cup (120 g) whole wheat flour
  • ⅓ cup (80 ml) honey
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt, optional
  • ⅓ cup (60 g) plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup (240 ml) rice milk
  • 1 large egg


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C ). Spray a 8-inch (20-cm) square pan with vegetable oil spray.
  2. Place corn kernels into the Vitamix container and secure lid.
  3. Select Variable 1.
  4. Start the machine, slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  5. Blend for 50 seconds. Measure out 1 1/4 cups (165 g) and place into a large bowl. Add flour, baking powder, and salt. Whisk lightly by hand and set aside. Place left over corn meal into a sealed container and store in a cool, dry place.
  6. Place yogurt, milk, honey, and egg into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  7. Select Variable 1.
  8. Start the machine, slowly increase speed to Variable 10.
  9. Blend for 15 seconds.
  10. Pour into dry mixture and mix by hand until flour is moistened. Spread batter into prepared baking pan.
  11. Bake 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.