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Tasty Gluten-Free Cornbread


Gluten-Free Cornbread

Our gluten-free cornbread recipe uses guar gum. Guar gum is used as an additive in baked goods to increase dough yield and improve texture. It has eight times the thickening power as cornstarch. 

Tasty Gluten-Free Cornbread

  Total Time: 30 Min 

  Yield: Serves 5


  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup/150g of cornmeal
  • 1 cup/140g of gluten-free flour
  • ½ tsp. /2.5g of Cape Crystal guar gum


  • ½ tsp. /2.5g of salt
  • 2/3 cup/85g of sugar
  • ½ cup/225g of melted butter or cholesterol-free oil
  • ½ tsp. /2.5g of baking soda
  • 1 cup/225g of buttermilk

How to Make It:

Step 1:


Preheat oven to 250⁰C and get your baking pan greased.

Step 2:

Measure buttermilk and baking soda using gram scale and place these ingredients in a mixing bowl, mix together and allow to sit.

Step 3:


In another mixing bowl, add the melted butter and sugar and mix into cream.

Step 4:


Whisk and add the eggs to step 2.

Step 5:


Pour all the ingredients used in steps 1-3 together and mix thoroughly.

Step 6:


In another mixing bowl, whisk cornmeal, gluten-free flower, guar gum and salt together.

Step 7:


Add the whisked ingredients in step 5 to step 4 and stir well. Pour the mixed ingredients (paste) in step 6 into the greased baking pan.

Step 8:

Bake at 250⁰C for 25-30 minutes until you are sure it is well baked.

Cool and serve.

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Chef Lisa

I am a passionate writer, cook and enthusiastic learner. I believe in healthy food for a good body fitness. It's not about the food quantity but quality. Keep eating right.