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The Boston Globe

Food & dining

Recipe for cornbread

Makes one 9-inch square

Northerners prefer a sweet cornbread that its critics call cake. This version is not too sweet. It sits high in the pan, has a lovely golden color from yellow cornmeal, and is moist from canola oil and buttermilk. This amount of batter will only fit in a 9-inch square.

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