Cheddar Cornbread Muffins

Usually I only crave certain foods during their respective seasons.  Once again my mother handed me a recipe that she was just itching to make and you know you can’t tell momma NO.  It was this cornbread recipe that she found in a magazine.

 Instantly you think of the fall or winter time!  Serving hot cornbread with some hot and steamy soup.  Well, unfortunately its 95 degrees outside in Texas and the only way its going to get cold anytime soon is if we turn the AC  below 60.

Cheddar Cornbread Muffins

Shaun would have wanted me to hold off on making cornbread until we made some soup.  However, when a pregnant lady wants or craves something you just kind of let her have her way or so I seem to think that way.  Nothing is better than hot fresh bread out of the oven with butter.  I would have an extra hot roll over dessert any day!


Yield: 12 muffins

Cheddar Cornbread Muffins

Cheddar Cornbread Muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/4 cups buttermilk
  • 2 lg eggs
  • 4 Tbsp cheddar cheese, grated (plus some for topping)
  • 2 Tbsp butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup corn kernels
  • 3 Tbsp jalapeño, chopped


Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
In a large bowl combine the flour, cornmeal, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
In another bowl whisk together the buttermilk, eggs, cheese, and butter.
With a large spoon slowly stir in the wet ingredients to the flour and cornmeal.
Add the corn kernels and jalapenos.
Place into greased muffins pans and fill about 3/4 of the way.
Top each muffin with a little bit of cheese and bake for 10 minutes or until golden.

Cheddar Cornbread Muffins

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6 comments on “Cheddar Cornbread Muffins”

  1. This looks delicious! Cornbread isn’t that common here in Holland, but I’m a big lover and I like the addition of spicy jalapenos. And those small versions just look even more delicious;)

  2. I love me some cornbread! Especially with a spicy kick! YUM.

  3. These look fantastic and i love the new site! I’ll be pinning these for sure.

  4. These look amazing, Megan! I love cheesy cornbread!

  5. Yum. I always toss some kernels and cheese in my cornbread for extra flavor. I agree it begs for creamy soup but, I’d be fine with a big plate of these on their own, too. 🙂

  6. Those square muffin pans are the cutest! Yummy

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