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Calories in a Corn Bread Muffin

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Melodie Anne Coffman specializes in overall wellness, with particular interests in women's health and personal defense. She holds a master's degree in food science and human nutrition and is a certified instructor through the NRA. Coffman is pursuing her personal trainer certification in 2015.
Calories in a Corn Bread Muffin
Fresh baked cornbread muffins. Photo Credit: Nicole S. Young/iStock/Getty Images

Don’t be fooled by the word “corn” in your favorite muffin. You won’t be getting a serving of veggies from this sweet pastry. Cornbread muffins are made with carb-rich ingredients, like cornmeal, sugar and flour, as well as fatty components, such as eggs, butter and milk. All of these ingredients make cornbread muffins exceptionally rich in calories.

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A small cornbread muffin that is approximately 3 inches across and 2 inches high, weighing around 65 grams, contains 200 to 210 total calories. Having a large cornbread muffin that is more than double the size, weighing nearly 140 grams, means that you’ll get about 425 to 440 calories. Roughly one-quarter of the calories are from fat, less than 10 percent come from protein and as much as 70 percent of the calories stem from carbs.

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