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a couple slices of mealie bread being drizzled with some honey.

Mealie Bread aka Corn Bread

A delicious tender corn bread made with corn kernels.
Course Bread, Dessert
Cuisine eSwatini
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 287kcal
Author Darlene at International Cuisine



  • 1 1/2 cups frozen corn thawed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 Tbsp butter melted
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • honey to drizzle


  • Preheat the oven to 350F and grease a small loaf pan.
  • Blend 1 cup of corn, the eggs, and melted butter together until a coarse mixture forms.
  • Add the remaining 1/2 cup of corn and pulse the mixture one or two more times. Leave many kernels whole.
  • Whisk together the flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt. Using a large spoon, combine the dry ingredients with corn mixture until a thick mixture forms.
  • Pour the mixture into the grease loaf pan and bake 30-35 minutes
  • Let cool for about 15 minutes and then slice and serve with honey.


Calories: 287kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 383mg | Potassium: 502mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 312IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 127mg | Iron: 3mg