A bread made primarily from cornmeal, typically leavened with baking powder or soda and often sweetened.
1775–85; corn + bread.
- Cornbread is a staple of Southern cooking.
- I love eating cornbread with a bowl of chili.
- Cornbread is often served as a side dish with barbecue.
- A skillet of hot cornbread fresh from the oven.
- Jalapeno cornbread is a great variation for those who like a bit of heat.