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Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread

Prep Time:

15 Minutes

Cook Time:

15 Minutes





About the Recipe

These jalapeno cornbread muffins with cheese feature sharp Cheddar in the mix, and each one has a secret chunk of mozzarella inside, along with some spice from jalapeños -I guess it's time to make cornbread different than Mom did!


  • 1 cup cornmeal

  • 1 cup flour

  • 4 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1/3 cup honey

  • 1 large egg

  • 1 cup milk

  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil

  • 2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese

  • 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped

  • 2 mozzarella sticks, each cut into 6 pieces

  • 12 thin slices jalapeno pepper (optional)


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease or line 12 muffin cups.

Step 2

In a large bowl, mix together cornmeal, flour, baking powder, and salt; stir in honey, egg, milk, and vegetable oil; blend thoroughly. Stir in shredded sharp Cheddar cheese and chopped jalapeños. Pour or spoon batter into the prepared muffin cups.

Step 3

Add a mozzarella piece to the center of each muffin and one jalapeño slice.

Step 4

eBake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into center of a muffin comes out clean, about 14 minutes.

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