Calories, kcal: 266 Protein, g: 6.7 Fat, g: 7.1 Carbohydrates, g: 43.5
It is rather strange that in a country whose vast expanses in the recent past were completely sown with corn, this very corn is mainly known for canned grains and porridge. The culture of baking cornmeal bread has gotten a bit lost, but today, thanks to TV cooking shows and the all-knowing internet, many housewives enjoy baking cornbread. Corn bread can be baked whole from corn kernels ground into flour, but wheat and corn flour are mixed in a bowl (calorizer). Hence the different calorie content of the final product.
Cornmeal adds a sweet flavor, a mischievous yellow color and a crumbly texture to bread. From finely ground flour, corn bread is softer and more airy, and from medium and coarsely ground corn flour it is spongy, heavy and slightly moist.
Calorie content of corn bread
The calorie content of corn bread is 266 kcal per 100 grams of product.
Composition and useful properties of corn bread
Corn bread is not only tasty, but also healthy, thanks to its fiber and saturated fatty acids (calorizator). The chemical composition of corn bread is worthy of attention, it contains: choline, vitamins: B1, B2, B6, B9, B12, C and PP, as well as minerals necessary for the body: potassium, calcium, magnesium, zinc, selenium, copper and manganese, iron, phosphorus and sodium.
Method of making corn bread at home
At home, corn bread can be baked according to the simplest recipe - wheat and corn flour, vegetable oil, milk, salt, sugar and soda. Add eggs and butter for a rich cornbread. Also, bread is baked with yeast, for example, in a bread maker. Well, our favorites are corn bread with the addition of vegetables and herbs. Most often, chili peppers, green onions or olives are added to it. Sprinkle the cornbread on top with caraway seeds, sesame seeds or polenta - coarsely ground cornmeal.