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I’m not an enormous fan of tremendous candy desserts, however I really like enjoying off of subtly-sweet elements like corn. Positive, corn could also be a vegetable, but it surely’s nonetheless candy!

Let’s take cornbread and, as an alternative of consuming it as a savory aspect, let’s make it a dessert paired with candy mascarpone, contemporary blueberries and set all of it off with floral lavender honey.

Do you have got a favourite cornbread recipe already? Nice! Use that. Until it’s some type of cheddar jalapeño variation — make that another time. There’s a primary cornbread recipe under. When you’re not too eager on baking, use a boxed recipe OR simply purchase it already made. So many choices…

To prime this all off, I used a stunning aromatic lavender honey from our favourite new producer, Viva Leaf Honey. I had the chance to satisfy the proprietor, Christa, at her new greenhouse location in Elkins Park.

Her mission is to supply accessible, healthful merchandise with traceable origins. Christa grows all her personal botanicals and infuses them into regionally produced honey.

Belief me, you received’t need to spend a lot time tracing the origins!

Primary Cornbread Recipe:

1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup yellow cornmeal
½ cup white sugar
1 tsp salt
3 ½ tsp baking powder
1 egg
1 cup milk
⅓  cup vegetable oil
Viva Leaf Lavender Honey
8 oz Vermont Creamery Mascarpone

– Preheat the oven to 400°F. Use butter or cooking spray to frivolously grease an 8×8 cake pan.
– In a big bowl, whisk collectively flour, cornmeal, sugar, salt and baking powder. Stir within the egg, milk and vegetable oil till simply mixed. Pour the batter right into a greased pan.
– Bake in a preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes, or till a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clear.
– After the cornbread has fully cooled, use a bread knife to fastidiously lower it in half horizontally.
– Use a spatula and unfold about half of the mascarpone evenly on the underside half of the cornbread. Put the highest again on and unfold the remainder of it on the highest of the cornbread cake.
– Place it on the plate that you simply plan to serve it on and prime it with contemporary blueberries. Go forward and allow them to playfully roll off the highest onto the plate.
– Proper earlier than you’re able to serve it, drizzle the complete cake with some honey with a terrific flourish – as a result of everyone loves some honey drippin’ motion.

Wish to hear extra about Viva Leaf? Try this visitor submit by Madame Fromage, as she shares pairing suggestions that includes three Viva Leaf alternatives, three cheeses, and wine.



Whats up! My identify is Jackie Botto and I’ve been working with Di Bruno Bros. for nearly 5 years now styling, photographing and typically cooking with all the outstanding elements they provide. CHEESE? Sure, largely cheese. This weblog is the house the place I’ll share the issues I make. No, I’m not knowledgeable chef, I’m a house chef! I prepare dinner for myself, my household, my pals – after which I take pictures of what I make with the hope it evokes you to prepare dinner too.Wish to share some suggestions or pairings of your personal? Please depart a remark under!



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