Sweet Dairy-Free Cornbread


This recipe for dairy-free cornbread is a “sweet” entry in our March Recipe Madness Contest, created and submitted by the Sugar Bakers, CJ Leavens and Joey Conway. To qualify, the recipe contains 8 core ingredients or less, but includes Almond Plus Protein Almond Milk by So Delicious Dairy Free.

Sweet Dairy-Free Cornbread (vegan)So Delicious Dairy Free Recipe Madness Contest - BadgeA quick faux “buttermilk” makes this dairy-free cornbread a close cousin to traditional recipes.

For more details about the recipe contest, see this post: https://www.godairyfree.org/news/march-recipe-madness-contest

Special Diet Notes & Options: Sweet Dairy-Free Cornbread

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, nut-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan, and vegetarian.

Sweet Dairy-Free Cornbread
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Serves: 9
  • 1 cup So Delicious Dairy Free Original Almond Plus Almond Milk
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¾ cup cornmeal
  • 1¼ cups flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup dairy-free margarine (such as Earth Balance Soy-Free)
  • ⅔ cup white sugar
  • 2 egg replacer (Ener-G Egg Replacer mixed with water)
  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF degrees.
  2. Prepare an 8” square pan with parchment paper.
  3. Measure out the almond milk and add the 2 tablespoons of lemon juice to make dairy free buttermilk.
  4. Combine baking soda, cornmeal, flour, and salt in a medium sized bowl and set aside.
  5. Melt dairy free margarine.
  6. Stir white sugar into the dairy free margarine then add the egg replacer and dairy free buttermilk.
  7. Now add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and fold until only a few lumps are still left.
  8. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan.
  9. Bake for 30 minutes.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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