Mexican Cornbread

Mexican Cornbread Recipe

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Jamie Ball


I got this recipe from my daughter's grandmother. I don't serve it as often as I should, but it's a great companion to a bowl of chili.


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  • 1 c
    yellow corn meal
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 c
  • 1 large
  • 1/4 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 small
    jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1/4 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 can(s)
    cream style corn
  • 1 Tbsp
    bacon grease

How to Make Mexican Cornbread


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Combine cornmeal,flour,sugar,baking powder, and salt in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Add milk, egg, and oil. Beat until mostly smooth.
  4. Fold in pepper,cheese, bacon grease and corn.
  5. Bake in a greased cast iron skillet until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean (approximately 25 minutes)

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Course/Dish: Savory Breads
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