Recipe: Tasty Corn Bread(chimodho)

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Corn Bread(chimodho). Mupotohayi also known as Chimodho which is basically a form of cornmeal bread is common here in Zimbabwe. It went down well plain or buttered or with some margarine, jam or marmalade for those who could afford those extra "nice-ties". Mupotohayi also known as chimodho, is a cornmeal bread from Zimbabwe.

Corn Bread(chimodho) Many countries have their own versions of cornbread, sometimes several versions each; this is the first one I've made and I can't vouch for it being dramatically different from a cornbread that you might get in the US, Italy or anywhere else. This is just a vegan adaptation of chimodho – traditional Zimbabwean cornbread. A slice of this bread with some jam and a cup of tea was everything growing up. You can cook Corn Bread(chimodho) using 10 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Corn Bread(chimodho)

  1. Prepare 2 cups of plain flour.
  2. You need 1 cup of mealie meal.
  3. Prepare 1/2 cup of white sugar.
  4. Prepare 31/2 of tspn baking powder.
  5. Prepare 1/3 cup of melted butter.
  6. It’s 1/2 of tspn salt.
  7. It’s 1 of tspn turmeric (optional).
  8. It’s 2 of eggs.
  9. It’s 11/2 cup of milk.
  10. You need 2 of tspn vanilla extract.

To all my fellow Zimbabwean vegans, you are welcome Mupotohayi or chimodho or cornmeal bread from Zimbabwe. Gluten free and eggless cornmeal bread. Instead of all purpose flour I have used soybean flour and oatmeal with cornmeal. Usually this bread is served with jam or butter.

Corn Bread(chimodho) step by step

  1. Preheat oven at 180°.
  2. In a bowl, add eggs,melted butter, vanilla essence and whisk to combine..
  3. Next mix all dry ingredients together..
  4. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients bit by bit combining using a hand mixer.
  5. Next add milk bit by bit combining everything together..
  6. Grease a loaf tin and add the batter to it,let it rest for 15minutes..
  7. Now transfer it to the oven and bake for 30minutes or until if a toothpick is placed in the center it comes out clean..
  8. Set aside.

I have served with mixed fruit jam and peach spread from Pushpita. You can enjoy now his cupcakes, scones, cornbread (chimodho), cake slices and more! Try his traditional chimodho (cornbread) as a slice or whole loaf. In a medium mixing bowl, add the flour, cornmeal, sugar, salt, and baking powder. This corn bread is a little on the sweet side.

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