Go Back

Light Skillet Cornbread

4 4 4
WW Freestyle: 3
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
This Light Skillet Cornbread is made from scratch and loaded with sharp cheddar cheese and fresh sweet corn. Savory, healthy, and the perfect side to go with your next bowl of chilli or soup!
Course: Bread, Breakfast/Brunch, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Calories: 145
Author: Katerina | Diethood


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup corn meal
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2- cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 can fresh sweet corn , well rinsed
  • honey


  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Lightly grease a 9-inch cast iron skillet and sprinkle the bottom of the skillet with a teaspoon of corn meal; set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, corn meal, baking powder and shredded cheese.
  • Add milk, eggs and corn; using a wooden spoon, stir until completely incorporated.
  • Transfer mixture to previously prepared skillet and smooth out the top.
  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Allow to cool for 10 minutes.
  • Cut and serve with a drizzle of honey.
Nutrition Facts
Light Skillet Cornbread
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 145 Calories from Fat 14
% Daily Value*
Fat 1.6g2%
Saturated Fat 0.9g5%
Cholesterol 5.2mg2%
Sodium 129.2mg5%
Carbohydrates 26.4g9%
Fiber 1.4g6%
Sugar 0.7g1%
Protein 6.1g12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keywords: cornbread recipe, thanksgiving sides