Texas Cornbread

Texas Cornbread Recipe

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Vickie Parks


This is a great cornbread recipe that goes quite well with barbecue, a hearty Texas-style chili, or any spicy Tex-Mex stew.


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5 Min
25 Min


  • 1 c
    yellow cornmeal
  • 1 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp
    granulated sugar
  • 4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 c
  • 4 Tbsp
    unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 large
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 c
    corn kernels, fresh or frozen (thawed and drained)
  • 1/2 small
    red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 large
    scallions, finely chopped
  • 1 large
    jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • ·
    no-stick cooking spray

How to Make Texas Cornbread


  1. Place a rack in upper third of oven; preheat oven to 375°F. Coat a 9-inch square baking pan with cooking spray; set aside.
  2. Combine cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder, cumin and salt in a medium bowl.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the milk, butter and eggs. Add milk mixture to the cornmeal mixture, and stir just until almost combined. Add the corn, bell pepper, scallions and jalapeno, and stir just until combined. Spoon batter into the prepared baking pan.
  4. Bake until lightly browned and a butter knife inserted in center comes out clean, about 25 minutes. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes before cutting; serve warm.

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About Texas Cornbread

Course/Dish: Savory Breads, Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #tex-mex

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