Brunch Corn Cake

Brunch Corn Cake 2 Image by: Brunch Corn Cake 2 Author: Canadian Living

This delightful corn-kernel-and-cornmeal cake is an adaptation of one served for breakfast on the Toucan, an Amazon riverboat. The cook, Francisca Martins Pimental, shared the recipe with Elizabeth Baird, our food & nutrition editor.

  • Portion size 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/3 cup cornmeal
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1 1/4 cup corn kernels (about 2 cobs)
Maple Glaze:
  • 1/4 cup icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup

Method

In bowl, beat butter with sugar until light; beat in eggs, 1 at a time. In separate bowl, whisk together flour, cornmeal, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Stir into butter mixture alternately with buttermilk, making 3 additions of dry ingredients and 2 of buttermilk. Fold in corn.

Pour into greased 10-inch (3 L) Bundt pan. Bake in centre of 375°F (190°C) oven until golden and cake tester inserted in centre comes out clean, about 30 minutes. Let cool in pan on rack for 15 minutes. Turn out onto serving dish.

Maple Glaze: In bowl, stir icing sugar with maple syrup until smooth; drizzle over warm cake.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 332 mg
  • Protein 5 g
  • Calories 251.0
  • Total fat 9 g
  • Cholesterol 53 mg
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Total carbohydrate 37 g

%RDI

  • Iron 7.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 15.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 6.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 10.0
  • Vitamin C 2.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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