A delicious homestyle Mexican cornbread. Moist and delicious with plenty of corn and cheese.

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 10 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 - 9x9 inch pan
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x9 inch baking pan.

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  • In a large bowl, mix together cornmeal, flour, Cheddar cheese, onion, green pepper and jalapeno. Stir in eggs, creamed corn and milk. Pour batter into prepared pan.

  • Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour, or until a toothpick inserted into center of a loaf comes out clean.

Nutrition Facts

209 calories; protein 10.6g; carbohydrates 18.5g; fat 10.8g; cholesterol 61.1mg; sodium 437.5mg. Full Nutrition
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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
10/01/2003
I am 15 years old and just starting to love to cook! This recipe was very quick and easy and tasted great. My whole family loved it. I added olives and alittle more peppers. I recommend serving with a spicy mexican dish!! Read More
(35)

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
10/07/2003
I couldn't find Self-Rising Cornmeal so I bought the regular and added 1t Baking Soda & a little salt. Also I used 2C Shredded Cheddar instead of 3C. Both adjustments worked out fine BUT this bread was REALLY to MOIST for my liking. The flavor was WONDERFUL but definately cooked it longer (hoping it would dry out) than what the directions said. I did bake this to go with the White Chili with Ground Turkey (also on this site) and it was DELICIOUS! What I did was break up the this corn bread into the Chili so you couldn't see/feel how moist this was and between the two dishes and there flavors everyone ooooo'd & ahhhhhh'd at the table. I do think next time I'll try regular corn instead of creamed but I'll definately try this again with that alteration. If you bake this with the other receipe - cook this one first - by the time this is done so isn't the chili - perfect timing! Read More
(4)
39 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 16
  • 4 star values: 14
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 4 stars
10/01/2003
I am 15 years old and just starting to love to cook! This recipe was very quick and easy and tasted great. My whole family loved it. I added olives and alittle more peppers. I recommend serving with a spicy mexican dish!! Read More
(35)
Rating: 5 stars
02/23/2009
Being from the South, We like our cornbread unsweetened (as Emeril will tell you) We like mexican cornbread, not cupcakes.. This recipe is one of the best we've ever tried.. Read More
(28)
Rating: 5 stars
10/01/2003
This was so moist. I was alittle leary of the green chiles, so I only put 1 teaspoon in it but they were not hot, as I expected. The chiles did add a slight mexican flavor to it.It was raved about at our mexican pot luck at work. Read More
(25)
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Rating: 4 stars
10/07/2004
My husband and I really enjoyed this cornbread with Taco Soup. I didn't have sef-rising cornmeal so I used regular cornmeal and added salt and baking powder. I also used 1 1/2 cups shredded Pepper Jack cheese and 1 1/2 cups shredded Mexican Style cheese. I added 4 oz. can chopped green chiles. The cornbread was moist. I'll cook this again. Thanks for sharing. Read More
(11)
Rating: 4 stars
12/04/2004
This was pretty good. When I make Mexican cornbread I brown ground beef and mix it with taco seasoning. I then put it into a baking dish and top with the cornbread and bake according to the directions for cornbread. It's a meal then. Read More
(10)
Rating: 5 stars
01/21/2007
My husband and I absolutely loved this cornbread! So moist! So delicious! And so attractive in the pan! The only change I plan to make the next time I make this is to add a bit more chile peppers to really kick it up! Read More
(9)
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Rating: 5 stars
05/09/2007
Awesome!!! I used a green onion 1 jalapeno pepper and about a tablespoon of the jalapeno juice for a little added kick. It was so good that my husband had 2 pieces eaten before we ever sat down to supper. Read More
(8)
Rating: 4 stars
10/01/2003
I used spanish-style egg beaters with peppers and onions which gave it a little more kick. Read More
(5)
Rating: 4 stars
05/02/2008
This is really a great combination of ingredients. I used stone ground cornmeal and unbleached sifted flour and added 2 tsp. baking soda 3/4 tsp. salt. I just could not used creamed corn because of the unhealthy level of sugar and starch so used plain canned corn fully drained. I should have increased the milk to compensate for this since the end result was a bit too dry. I replaced onion with onion juice reduced the cheese by half cup (using a blend of four cheeses generally called "Mexican" and purchased shredded) used an entire 4 oz. can of green chilies with the juice and added two tsp. of Xylitol (natural alcohol sugar lower in calories made from birch). It was eaten up in a jiffy but I wish it had been a tad more moist. The defect was my own fault though. This bread would go nicely with salsa. It was a perfect companion to a spicey Mexican chicken/bean soup green salad and room temperature mango nectar. Thanks for a nice recipe! Read More
(5)
Rating: 3 stars
10/07/2003
I couldn't find Self-Rising Cornmeal so I bought the regular and added 1t Baking Soda & a little salt. Also I used 2C Shredded Cheddar instead of 3C. Both adjustments worked out fine BUT this bread was REALLY to MOIST for my liking. The flavor was WONDERFUL but definately cooked it longer (hoping it would dry out) than what the directions said. I did bake this to go with the White Chili with Ground Turkey (also on this site) and it was DELICIOUS! What I did was break up the this corn bread into the Chili so you couldn't see/feel how moist this was and between the two dishes and there flavors everyone ooooo'd & ahhhhhh'd at the table. I do think next time I'll try regular corn instead of creamed but I'll definately try this again with that alteration. If you bake this with the other receipe - cook this one first - by the time this is done so isn't the chili - perfect timing! Read More
(4)
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