Red Rooster Harlem Corn Bread Recipe

By Marcus Samuelsson |

Recipe courtesy Red Rooster Harlem

Tara O’Keeffe is a food writer and author of

Prep Details

Servings: 8


1 cup flour

1 cup yellow cornmeal

2 tbsp sugar

2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp dried aleppo flakes

1/2 tsp salt

1 egg, beaten

1 cup sour cream

1/3 cup buttermilk

2 tbsp olive oil

Honey butter, for serving


Photo: Tara O’Keeffe

1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

2. Combine the flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, aleppo flakes, and salt in a large bowl.

3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the egg, sour cream, buttermilk, and olive oil.

4. Combine the two mixtures and stir until a smooth consistency.

5. Pour the batter into 9 by 5-inch loaf pan sprayed with cooking spray.

6. Bake in the oven for 22 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean and the edges are golden brown.

Serve warm with honey butter.