Moist Cornbread Recipe

Cornbread recipe - Chinese dessert

This Moist Cornbread Recipe is prepared by steaming method. It was served as main dish in the past in China. Now restaurants usually cook coarse grain as dessert. Cornbread is one of it.

Steamed Cornmeal Bread/Cornmeal Cake


2 cups whole wheat powder

1/2 cup Chinese date

1 cup cornmeal

1 egg

1 teaspoon sugar

1 teaspoon yeast

1/2 cup of milk


1. Mix cornmeal, whole wheat, egg,sugar,yeast, slowly add milk while stir(by chopstick) at the same direction until it almost becomes paste. Knead by hands into a piece of dough. Cover, let it stay for 40mins in warm place or until it totally ferments.

2. Place several pieces of vegetable leaves on the drawer of a steamer. Pour on the above paste. Place Chinese date on the surface. Cover. Steam for 20mins over high heat.

Corn bread - healthy dessert

3. Turn off heat, cut into small pieces,each piece have some Chinese date on it.Serve.

Serving Methods: Serve as main food or desert

Beneficial Function: Corn contains much edible fibers. It helps to remove grease in our body and so is very suitable to eat after a big oily meal. 

Chinese date supplements Qi, regulates stomach and spleen.

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