Can You Freeze Cornbread?


Cornbread is a popular kind of bread in Southern America. People love it so much to call it ‘soul food’ because it can be used for different types of dish such as main dish, side dish, or dessert. Cornbread recipe is very simple, but it is very delicious and ‘strange’ for its texture and aroma.

People love to enjoy cornbread or make different dishes from cornbread, but most of them do not know how to preserve the leftover cornbread, whether it can be frozen or not. This review will provide you the answer.

General information

There are many different types of cornbread such as baked cornbread, corn pone, hot water cornbread, Johnnycake, hushpuppy. If you are curious how to make any type of cornbread mentioned above, you may do a research and you will be surprised.

Some popular cornbread recipes that people often make are: cornbread casserole, cornbread stuffing, Jalapeno cornbread, cheesy cornbread soup, cornbread salad, and some cornbread desserts such as buttermilk cornbread, cornbread muffins, cornbread budding, cornbread cupcake, etc. Also, cornbread usually appears in every family breakfast’s menu.

For example, people love to eat cornbread sandwich, cheddar bacon cornbread, cornbread pancake, cornbread and egg, cornbread French toast. They are all quick and easy-to-make recipes, but provide enough calories and energy for a working morning.

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Can cornbread be frozen?

You and your mother decide to make cornbread this coming weekend. You will use some cornbread for preparing a Jalapeno dish. Your mother also suggests to make some more cornbread for later uses because you may not have time for shopping and you can make other foods with cornbread whenever you love to. You love her idea, but both of you are not sure how to store cornbread.

We have a good new for you that ‘Yes, cornbread can be frozen.’ Below is tips were shared by a mom who made Jalapeno cornbread and had some leftover cornbread.

First of all, you have to make sure that the cornbread is completely cool after being cooked. You can keep it in the air for some hours before freezing. Secondly, leftover cornbread should be tightly wrapped with aluminum foil or freezer bag to prevent bread get drying. Place it in the freezer and use within three months for its best quality. It is simple to reheat the cornbread for the second use. You just need to remove the old aluminum foil or freezer bag, wrap it with a new aluminum foil and heat in the oven at 350F until the bread gets warm or use a toaster to reheat.

However, if you plan to use the leftover cornbread in the next two days, you actually don’t need to freeze it, but just cover it with a plastic bag and safely keep it at room temperature. You can also store cornbread in the refrigerator if you will use the leftover within one week.

Many cornbread dishes often preserved by freezing are cornbread dressing, cornbread muffins, cornbread casserole. They are greatly frozen and as yummy as freshly made after reheating which you can still enjoy the dish as its first texture.


Cornbread is a popular and famous cooking material in American foods. You can create different excellent recipes with cornbread and do not worry because the leftover can be frozen well and returns to its original taste when reheating. We hope you find our review is useful for your cooking plan. Do feel free to share with us your cooking experience if any.