Mexican Style Cornbread

Mexican Style Cornbread


"A new spicy twist on cornbread. Very rich and flavorful with a crisp topping of cheese."


50 m servings 193 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 193 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 10.8 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.9g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 7.1 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 47 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 387 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8 inch square baking dish or a cast iron skillet.
  2. In a small bowl, beat eggs. Mix in corn oil and buttermilk. Stir in 1 cup shredded cheese, creamed corn, onion, and jalapenos.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together cornmeal, flour, baking powder, soda, and salt. Stir the egg mixture into the dry ingredients. Mix well. Pour batter into prepared pan. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup cheese on top.
  4. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes until center is set and top is golden brown.
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  1. 165 Ratings


I make this cornbread often (and serve it with the vegan black bean soup from this site). I leave out the onion, add a half cup of sugar and mix all the cheese into the batter- just our preferen...

This is wonderful-moist and tasty. The addition of the jalapenos gives it a nice twist!

This was yummy! It will be my standard corn bread recipe from now on. I used one jalapeno, and it had just the right zing for me.

Good cornbread. Not as moist as I was expecting, but great taste. I think there was too much onion for us, I'll use half as much next time. I used chopped green chilies for convenience. Mixe...

This dish was just OK. I didn't think it had much zing at all. If I made this again, I would add cayenne.

Excellent!!!! My boyfriend loved it. It had a just right amount of spices ane my boyfriend and I both love spicey foods!

This is the best cornbread recipe, esp. Mexican, that I have ever tasted!!! It's easy, fast., fun and most ingredients are on hand.The only thing we changed was using Mexican style corn instead ...

This was great! I loved the addition of onions and chilies! And it was so moist it didn't even need butter!

I used butter instead of corn oil and I used a couple tablespoons of mild chilies from the can only because I don't keep jalapeno peppers on hand and I really didn't want it to be too spicy for ...