Amaranth Maple Cornbread

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Amaranth Maple Cornbread


Quantity Ingredients
2 cups Cornmeal, Fine Grind
1-1/2 cups White Flour, Unbleached
1 cup Amaranth Grain
1-1/2 tbsp Baking Powder
1/2 tsp Sea Salt
1 cup Buttermilk
2/3 cup Maple Syrup
1 tbsp Canola Oil
2 Eggs
2 tbsp Pecan Halves


Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Oil a 9'' cast iron skillet, or use a baking dish. Place skillet or baking dish in oven for 7 minutes to heat. In a large bowl combine cornmeal, flour, amaranth grains, baking powder and salt. Chop pecans by hand or in food mill, set aside. In a small bowl combine buttermilk, syrup, oil and eggs. Stir well with a wire whisk. Add buttermilk mixture to cornmeal mixture, stirring until well blended. Pour batter into preheated skillet; sprinkle chopped pecans over batter and bake for 25 minutes or until done. Yield: 6 servings