Gifts from Your Kitchen Recipes

Parmesan Herb Cornbread in a
Can with Herb Butter

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  • 1/3 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons canned Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon herb blend of choice


  1. Place ingredients into a medium bowl. Blend with a whisk.
  2. Place mixture into a zip-type sandwich bag. Place bag into a 14 to 16 ounce decorated can. Place 1 teaspoon additional herb blend into a separate snack size zip-top bag. Label this "Herbs for Butter."
  3. Attach a gift tag with the following instructions:

Parmesan Herb Cornbread in a Can with Herb Butter

Remove mix from can. Set aside herb packet for later use. Empty bag of mix into a medium bowl. Add 1/3 cup milk, 1 tablespoon oil and 1 egg white. Mix well. Remove any labels or decorations from can. Grease can well with some shortening or butter on a paper towel. DON'T spray can with cooking spray as recipe will not work in a sprayed can. Spoon batter into can and place on a cookie sheet.

Bake at 450 degrees F for 23 to 26 minutes. Bread is done when a bamboo skewer placed in middle of bread comes out clean.

While bread is baking, mix herbs from herb packet with 1/2 stick of soft butter or margarine. When bread is done. let it cool for 15 minutes in the can. Run a plain table knife around edge of bread to loosen it from can. Shake can to allow the bread to slide out.

To serve, cut bread into slices the desired thickness and serve with herb butter.

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