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The BEST Easy Mexican Cornbread Recipe on the web!  So moist and delicious filled with cornmeal, corn kernels, spice, a hint of sweet and so much flavor!
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4.45 from 9 votes

Easy Mexican Cornbread Recipe (How to Make Mexican Cornbread)

This is the BEST Easy Mexican Cornbread Recipe on the web! So moist and delicious filled with cornmeal, corn kernels, spice, a hint of sweet and so much flavor!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Bread
Cuisine: Mexican, soul food, south, Southern
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 291kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup corn meal
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese plus more to sprinkle on top
  • 1/2 cup shredded pepper jack cheese plus more to sprinkle on top
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 8 ounces cream-style corn 1 can
  • 1/2 stick salted butter melted

Optional:

  • 4 ounces diced green chiles 1 can

Instructions

  • Preheat Oven to 400 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together all-purpose flour, corn meal, baking powder, sugar, cheddar cheese and pepper jack cheese until well mixed.
  • In a separate medium sized bowl, whisk together buttermilk, eggs, cream-style corn, diced green chiles if using, and melted butter.
  • Slowly add wet mixture to dry mixture and mix together until well combined.
  • Coat cast iron skillet or baking pan with shortening or spray with non-stick baking spray until fully covered. Add cornbread mixture to skillet. Optional: Sprinkle additional shredded cheeses on top of cornbread batter.
  • Place in oven for 23-26 minutes until cornbread is done. Remove from oven and serve.

Notes

If you can't handle the spice, feel free to replace the pepper jack cheese with a milder cheese and omit the chilese.  

Nutrition

Calories: 291kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 205mg | Potassium: 353mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 265IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 205mg | Iron: 2mg