Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread is the perfect side dish for your Cinco de Mayo celebration and Taco Tuesday dinners. Our easy cornbread recipe starts with a mix and a few stir-ins give it extra flavor and texture.
Jalapeno Cheese Cornbread
Looking for a fabulously delicious accompaniment to serve with your dinner tonight? Our jiffy jalapeno cornbread recipe is as quick and easy to make as it is beautiful and delicious!
Start with a corn muffin mix with a few stir-ins and top with jalapenos, scallions and cheese. Then pop in the oven and in just minutes you’ll be ready to serve up a mighty fine cornbread!
Our homemade cornbread recipe is the perfect accompaniment to your Cinco de Mayo celebration and Taco Tuesday dinners.
Our ground beef chili recipe, where the rice cooks together with the chili in the same pot, will taste delicious with this cornbread! You'll want to give our One Pot Chili with Rice recipe a try too!
Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tip
Not a fan of spicy jalapenos? Not a problem! Just substitute 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved lengthwise, for a milder cornbread!
Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
- corn muffin mix
- sweet cream style golden corn
- shredded cheddar
- red or green jalapeno wheels
What to serve with cornbread
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- 1 pkg. (8.5 oz.) corn muffin mix
- 1 egg
- 1/3 cup milk
- 1 can (8 oz.) sweet cream style golden corn
- 1 cup shredded cheddar , divided
- 1 can (7.75 oz.) red or green jalapeno wheels , rinsed and drained*
- 2 scallions , chopped
Preheat oven to 400F. Line 9″ x 13″ baking pan with foil leaving 2-inch overhang. Coat with non-stick cooking spray.
In bowl combine corn muffin mix, egg and milk until combined. Stir in corn and 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese until blended.
Transfer mixture to prepared pan. Top with jalapeno wheels*, scallions and remaining 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese.
Bake 20 minutes or until golden. Let stand 15 minutes.
Using foil overhang lift cornbread out of pan. Cut into 12 pieces.
Makes 12 servings.
*Not a fan of spicy jalapenos? Not a problem! Just substitute 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved lengthwise, for a milder cornbread!
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