Absolute Mexican Cornbread


This Mexican cornbread has got to be the tastiest and the most moist cornbread I have ever made. It is the most requested thing I cook, so I am sharing it. Don't let the ingredients fool you. It's unbelievable.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hr
Total Time:
1 hr 15 mins
1 98x13-inch cornbread


  • 1 cup butter, melted

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 4 eggs

  • 1 (15 ounce) can cream-style corn

  • ½ (4 ounce) can chopped green chile peppers, drained

  • ½ cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese

  • ½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal

  • 4 teaspoons baking powder

  • ¼ teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.

  2. Beat together butter and sugar in a large bowl. Beat in eggs one at a time. Blend in corn, chiles, Monterey Jack cheese, and Cheddar cheese.

  3. Stir together flour, cornmeal, baking powder, and salt in a separate bowl. Add flour mixture to corn mixture; stir until smooth. Pour batter into the prepared pan.

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

    single slice of absolute Mexican cornbread is plated and topped with a dollop of sour cream and fresh chopped chives

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

743 Calories
41g Fat
84g Carbs
15g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 743
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 41g 52%
Saturated Fat 24g 122%
Cholesterol 224mg 75%
Sodium 1051mg 46%
Total Carbohydrate 84g 30%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 37g
Protein 15g
Vitamin C 10mg 50%
Calcium 305mg 23%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 254mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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