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Sunday, May 24, 2015

Dressed Up Cornbread

I love cornbread, there is just something about it. You can make it plain or dress it up. I love plain cornbread with chili or a stew. What about cornbread for breakfast? I have been known to eat plain cornbread for breakfast, but this time I dressed it up. 
Apricot pecan cornbread

This Apricot pecan cornbread went together so quickly since I used a box mix. I like to make my own, but sometimes you just want quick. 

I always have pecans so I chopped them up and then found some dried apricots and chopped them up. I added the pecans and the apricots along with 2 tablespoons brown sugar to the box mix that I made according to the package. Bake as the label directs.
 Pecan apricot cornbread

It was a great breakfast treat. I don't have "bread" things too often, but it is nice once in awhile.
 cornbread with pecan apricot
You could easily add fresh blueberries or raspberries with some grated lemon and almonds. Have you experimented with cornbread? Any ideas?

For a savory version, add chopped bacon, sliced green onions and some cheddar cheese. Maybe add some ham and some  rosemary. 
dressed up cornbread
Many options for both sweet and savory. Of course you can make homemade cornbread instead of using a box mix. Create your own version!

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Dressed Up Cornbread

dressed up cornbread


¼ cup chopped pecans

¼ cup chopped dried apricots

2 tbsp. brown sugar
1 box prepared cornbread mix

Stir the chopped pecans, chopped apricots and brown sugar into prepared cornbread mix. Bake according to package directions.
Serves 4.

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