Cornbread Muffins

Executive Chef Matt Farley, TomKats (Acme Feed & Seed, The Southern Steak & Oyster, Fin & Pearl, Southernaire Market)

Chef Farley’s “killer” recipe will land you with delicious cornbread in muffin form. You can bake the batter in a baking dish, but why make cornbread when you can make cornbread muffins? Chef Farley spices up this traditional holiday dish with jalapeños and cheddar cheese.

Cornbread Muffins

These sweet and spicy cornbread muffins are addictive! They are perfect as a snack or appetizer.
4 from 3 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 14 mins
Course Bread, Appetizer or Side
Cuisine Southern
Servings 12
Calories 271 kcal


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 shallots
  • 2 jalapeño
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese
  • 1 corn cob


  • Mix all dry ingredients in a mixing bowl.
  • Add buttermilk and eggs.
  • Sauté shallots, jalapeño and corn in butter.
  • Add to batter.
  • Place in muffin tin and bake at 350º for 7 minutes.
  • Turn pans and bake for another 7 minutes.


Serving: 1MuffinCalories: 271kcalCarbohydrates: 32gProtein: 7gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 60mgSodium: 302mgPotassium: 143mgFiber: 2gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 443IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 102mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Cornbread
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Spice up your cornbread with diced jalapenos.

Spice up your cornbread with diced jalapeños.

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