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Jalapeno Cheese Cornbread in Skillet

Hi Everyone,

You know how I always talk about my foodie bucket list?  It’s the list that keeps growing and growing.  Every time I  take one-off the list, about two more appear.  Well today is one I can cross one off the list, it’s my Jalapeno Cheese Cornbread in a Skillet.  Let me tell you, I am not kidding, but this is the best cornbread I have ever made and I can go as far as saying the best cornbread I have ever eaten.  Cornbread is not one of those things that I order at a restaurant or make too much, but for some reason I was craving it.  So I decided to whip it together in a matter of minutes and dig in as soon as it was done.  It blows my mind!

This recipe didn’t come easy to make. I was out of milk, so I thought I would use coconut milk, I was out of that too. What the heck! After great thought I remembered that Little Jenny had milk in her fridge. I stole it! Hope she doesn’t mind? But when she comes home to Spicy Jalapeno Cheese Cornbread, I think she will forgive me.

I have to describe the taste of the cornbread to you. It’s spicy, cheesy, moist, light and so filling. The recipe makes 10 slices, but I think you could get a way and have 12 slices. It’s pretty thick! I made this before dinner and you know what? I don’t want dinner because I am stuffed. The cornbread is made with 1 cup of pickled jalapenos, but please use less if you want less spicy bread. I also used cheddar cheese and frozen corn. It is truly chock full of goodness. Now you can see why I am full.

Jalapeno Cheese Cornbread in Skillet
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Spicy, thick, fluffy, moist cornbread made with jalapenos, corn and cheddar cheese cooked in a skillet.
Serves: 10 slices
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 cup corn flour
  • ½ cup all purpose flour
  • ½ cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 cup non-fat milk
  • 1 egg
  • 4 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup finely chopped, drained pickled jalapeños (use less for less spicy bread)
  • ½ cup fresh or frozen corn kernels
  • ½ cup (2 oz) cheddar cheese, shredded
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Place the canola oil in a 10" iron safe skillet and place in the oven. While that is warming up; it's time to make the batter.
  3. In medium bowl, add corn flour, flour, baking soda and salt; set a side.
  4. In a large bowl add milk, egg; whisk until well combined. Add flour mixture and stir until just combined. Stir in the butter, jalapenos, corn and cheese.
  5. Take the hot skillet out of oven and pour batter into it. Spread with a spatula.
  6. Bake in oven for 20 - 25 minutes until golden brown and center comes out clean with a toothpick.
  7. Let it cool for a few minutes, before cutting.
Calories: 235, Fat: 10, Cholesterol: 46, Sodium: 528, Potassium: 103, Crabs: 26, Fiber: 4, Sugar: 2, Protein: 6
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Serving size: 1 slice

One thing I have to tell you is in the pictures the conrbread looks crumbly. That’s because I cut it when it was still pretty warm. You know I have no patience. If you actually take the time to let it cool, it will hold it’s shape.

The cornbread would be a great addition to a big bowl of chili, soup or steak. Actually I think it would compliment most meals, but I kind of have a thing for it.

Have a super great day!



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