Mexican Cornbread Recipe

Spicy and cheesy cornbread that is easy to make. It is the perfect blend of sweet and savory, and tastes great as a side dish.


Units Scale
  • 1 box Jiffy Corn Muffin mix (15 ounces)
  • 2/3 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (melted)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar and Monterey jack cheese
  • 2 jalapeños


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F and grease a baking pan (8x8 used in this recipe).

  2. Shred your cheese of choice. Put on a pair of gloves and carefully dice the jalapeños - make sure to remove the seeds. 

  3. Mix the Jiffy Corn Muffin mix with milk, melted butter, and the egg.

  4. Add the shredded cheese and diced jalapeños to the batter and mix.

  5. Put the batter into the greased baking pan and bake for 30 minutes. Place a toothpick in the middle of the cornbread to see if it’s fully cooked. If it comes out clean, then your cornbread is ready. 

  6. Remove the cornbread from the oven and let it rest for 5 minutes. 

  7. Enjoy!

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