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Vegan Cornbread

Gluten free vegan cornbread is soft, fluffy, and moist, while still being completely free from wheat. You'll be shocked at how great it is!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword dairy free recipes, dairy free side dish, vegan recipes, vegan side dish
Prep Time 12 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 37 minutes
Servings 9 servings
Calories 226kcal
Author LarishaBernard



  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Spray an 8x8 square baking dish with non-stick spray. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl, add the ground flax egg and water together to make a flax egg. In a separate bowl, combine apple cider vinegar and dairy free milk to make a vegan buttermilk.  Let both sit for 10 minutes. 
  • In a large bowl, combine gluten free flour, cornmeal, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Whisk together.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the brown sugar and melted butter. Pour in maple syrup and whisk together again. Add the flax egg and slowly pour in the vegan buttermilk while whisking until combined.
  • Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and stir together with a spatula just until combined.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick come out clean. 
  • Best served warmed. 


*See post for notes about Top 8 Allergy Free variation
**Nutritional facts are just estimates. Please utilize your own brand nutritional values to double check against our estimates. 


Serving: 1piece | Calories: 226kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 320mg | Potassium: 101mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 479IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 1mg