Italian homemade cornbread (Pane di granturco)

Italian homemade cornbread (Pane di granturco)
  • 500 Gram (g) All purpose flour
  • 250 Gram (g) Corn flour finely
  • 1 Table spoon (tbsp) Salt
  • 4 Decilitre (dl) Water
  • 40 Gram (g) Yeast
  • 2 Table spoon (tbsp) Olive oil

season: Whenever

occasion: 4Family, 4Gift

origin: Traditional (National&Religious)



Pane di granturco is a tipycal south Italian corn or maize bread. This is not a polenta recipe as made with yeast and half amount of all purpose flour. First mix the wheat flour with corn flour and add the salt also. Than take a tepid water and mix with yeast and sugar, set aside for 5 minutes. In a medium size bowl knead a bread dough from flour, yeast mix and olive oil. Cover the bowl with a cloth and Let it rise in a warm place approx. 40 minutes. Than flour a board and form a loaf, cover with a cloth and let it rise again 25 minutes. Than place on baking paper covered frying pan, cut the top of the loaf. Grease the top of the loaf with clear water before baking. Put in the preheated oven and bake it on 180 C degree for 45 minutes.

Conversion equivalents

Officially, a US Cup is equal to 240 ml or
8 fluid ounces ½ pint or 16 tablespoon.
1 cup of
fluid onces
Fluid - water & milk 240 8.0
Butter 226 8.0
All purpose flour 125 4.4
Confectioners sugar 125 4.4
Cocoa powder 118 4.2
White sugar granulated 200 7.1
Honey, Syrup 340 12.0
Vegetable oil 218 7.7
Table salt 273 9.6
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