Sage Corn Bread

Level: Easy
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 25 min
Cooling Time: 20 min
Yields: 6 to 8 servings


Your guests will truly enjoy the wonderful flavors in this Sage Corn Bread recipe. It is quick and easy to make and is great to enjoy with a meal or as a simple treat.


  • 3/4 cup yellow corn meal
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh sage
  • 1 cup NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, softened


PREHEAT oven to 425° F. Grease 8 x 4-inch loaf pan.

SIFT together cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in large bowl. Stir in sage. Whisk evaporated milk, egg and melted butter in small bowl. Slowly pour milk mixture into cornmeal mixture; stir just until moistened. Pour batter into prepared loaf pan.

BAKE for 15 minutes. Spread top of the bread with softened butter. Bake an additional 10 minutes or until top is lightly browned and firm to the touch at the center. Cool in pan on wire rack for 20 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely.

Absolutely Wonderful

by J. Jan , Tigard, OR on Mar. 2012

This bread has a wonderful flavor. Made turkey chili and needed a corn bread to go with it. The perfect match! Thanks.

sage corn bread

by e. elaine , little falls, NJ on Aug. 2007

Easy to make. A delicious bread to eat anytime. Great warm with a delicious meal, or all by itself. Definately make some today!

Sage Corn Bread

by J. Joan , CAPE CORAL, FL on Jun. 2007

I had just finished planting an herb garden when I ran accross this recipe. The sage adds a terrific is fabulous served with chicken. I am looking forward to trying it with pork chops too.

Sage corn meal

by A. Anita , VAN BUREN, AR on Jan. 2007

I had never heard of sage in corn meal, I bet it is good, the next time I make corn bread I'll do this.

Sage Corn Bread

by R. Ruth , OCALA, FL on Jun. 2006

Delicious, very different. Fills your kitchen with a wonderful aroma while baking and you can't wait to eat it.


by J. Janis , Vernal, UT on Dec. 2005

I made this cornbread for Christmas morning breakfast. It was great! With the sage in it I used the leftovers in my stuffing for Christmas dinner! It is one recipe I will certainly use again and again.

Ummm Good

by J. JUNE , TOOELE, UT on Sep. 2005

My family loves cornbread. I tried this recipe,and they fell in love with it. My grand children keep asking when are we having it again. Easy to make and good warmed up inthe mico-wave

This is up there on the best bread ever list, for

by R. RACHEL , on Jan. 2005

I made this bread to go with a chicken dinner, and it was so easy to make! And it tastes so good! We have a new favorite at my house.

Very easy to make

by L. Linda , NORTH CANTON, OH on Dec. 2004

We liked this corn bread so much better than what I was making. This has a little extra kick to it. Really great.