When you are looking for an easy homemade air fryer cornbread recipe, you have to try this one. Soft and moist, it is a perfect addition to any meal. Made with buttermilk, this cornbread has true country flavor.
There is nothing better than a delicious side dish of light, fluffy homemade southern cornbread. Especially if it's served with a favorite barbeque dishes, like BBQ Ribs, or BBQ Chicken Wings. This classic southern comfort food is one of my favorite air fryer recipes.
What you need to make Cornbread in the Air Fryer:
You can also use a square or round baking dish, as long is it fits in your air fryer, or on the tray. If you don't have silicone cups, you can get them separately, or in an air fryer oven accessory kit.
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Besides the air fryer, to make this recipe you will need:
- all-purpose flour
- baking powder
- melted butter
How to make Homemade Cornbread
Making this cornbread is really simple! To begin, start with a medium bowl, and combine the flour, cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Stir the dry ingredients together.
Next, add in the buttermilk, melted butter, and egg. Then continue to stir the ingredients together into a thick batter.
Fill the baking dish, with the cornbread batter. If using silicone cups, fill until they are about ¾ full. Place in the air fryer basket, then cook at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 13-15 minutes, until they are golden brown. Cooking time may vary, depending on your air fryer, so you start with 13 minutes, and then add 1-2 minutes if necessary.
How to make cornbread from a mix
I love making this cornbread from scratch, but you can use Jiffy cornbread mix in the air fryer. Just follow the instructions on the box to make the batter, and then follow the same cook time as this recipe.
What can I serve with cornbread?
Cornbread is such a fun side dish and can be served with fancy dishes, or your favorite chili. We just top it with a little bit of butter, and it is ready to eat! My husband loves to have his cornbread with chicken chili. But I love mine on it's own, with a drop of maple syrup and pat of extra butter.
How can I reheat cornbread?
I reheat my cornbread at 350 degrees F for just 2-3 minutes.
How do I store cornbread?
Store the cornbread in an airtight container for up to 5 days.
What kind of cornmeal do I use to make cornbread?
I use yellow cornmeal to make my cornbread. This really give it the traditional southern country flavor.
Do I need to preheat air fryer?
I did not preheat my air fryer to make this recipe. But because all air fryer are different, follow your manufactures guide.
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Air Fryer Cornbread
- Air Fryer
- Round or square pan, or silicone muffin liners
- 1 ¼ cup all purpose flour
- ¾ cup cornmeal
- 3 tbsp sugar
- 1 tsp baking powder
- ¼ tsp salt
- 1 cup buttermilk
- ¼ cup unsalted butter melted
- 1 large egg
- Using a medium bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Stir the dry ingredients together.
- Next, add in the buttermilk, melted butter, and egg. Then continue to stir the ingredients together into a thick batter.
- Fill the baking dish, or is using silicone cups ¾ full, with the cornbread batter.
- Place in the air fryer basket, then cook at 350 degrees F for 13-15 minutes, until they are golden brown.
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