Best Jiffy Jalapeno Cornbread Recipe

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Introducing our Jiffy Jalapeno Cornbread Recipe a perfect blend of sweet and spicy. Enjoy the comforting taste of fresh cornbread with a kick from jalapeños. Great on its own, with butter, or alongside chili. Spice up your mealtime with this flavorful twist on a classic!

Jiffy Jalapeno Cornbread Recipe.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Flavorful Twist: Jalapenos give a deliciously spicy twist to your Jiffy Jalapeno Cornbread recipe.
  • Simple and Quick: Using jiffy cornbread mix, this recipe is easy and quick to prepare.
  • Perfect Pairing: This cornbread pairs perfectly with soups, stews, or any BBQ dishes.

Recipe Ingredients

  • Corn and Wheat Flour Mix (Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix): Provides the base for the cornbread, with corn flour adding sweetness and wheat flour giving structure.
  • Egg: Binds the ingredients together and contributes to the fluffy texture of the cornbread.
  • Canned Corn: Adds a sweet crunch that contrasts the heat of the jalapenos and the softness of the bread.
  • Pickled Diced Jalapenos: Bring a spicy, tangy kick, which balances the sweetness of the corn and adds excitement to each bite.
  • Cheddar Cheese: Melts into the bread, providing a rich, savory flavor and a gooey texture.
  • Milk: Moistens the batter, helping create a tender, moist cornbread.
  • Butter: Adds richness and depth of flavor while giving the cornbread a golden, crispy crust.
  • Baking Powder: Helps the cornbread rise, resulting in a light, fluffy texture.
  • Salt and Spices: Enhances the flavors of the other ingredients, allowing for a balanced and flavorful dish.
Ingredients for Jiffy Jalapeno Cornbread Recipe.

How To Make Jiffy Jalapeno Cornbread Recipe?

Step One: Prepare Dough

Mix flour (corn and wheat, or all-purpose mix or Jiffy mix), egg, milk, and melted butter in a bowl.

Step Two: Add Seasonings

Add salt, spices, and baking powder to the cornbread mixture. Mix again.

mix wet and dry ingredients

Step Three: Add Shredded Cheese And Jalapeno

Add shredded cheddar cheese and finely chopped jalapeno.

Add grated cheddar, finely chopped jalapeno

Step Four: Knead The Dough

Knead the dough until well combined.

Knead the dough

Step Five: Prepare The Baking Dish

Grease a baking dish with oil.

Step Six: Spread Dough

Spread out the dough (cornbread batter). It is not very thick, not pouring, approximately like cottage cheese.

ready to bake the dough

Step Six: Bake

Bake bread for 25-30 minutes at 200C or until golden brown.

Jiffy Jalapeno Cornbread

Step Seven: Serve

Serve the bread once it’s slightly cooled or at room temperature.

Jiffy Jalapeno Cornbread

Expert Tips

  • Cheese Varieties: Experiment with different types of cheese such as pepper jack cheese or gouda cheese for a unique flavor twist in your cornbread.
  • Cast Iron Magic: Baking your cornbread in a preheated cast iron skillet can give it a beautifully crisp crust and even the cooking.
  • Selecting Jalapenos: For a vibrant kick in your jiffy jalapeño cornbread, opt for fresh jalapenos. They bring a brighter, more pronounced heat compared to their canned canned jalapenos.

Substitution

  • Sour Cream: Can be used as a substitute for milk in the Jiffy Jalapeno Cornbread recipe, adding moisture and a slight tanginess to the bread. Add it when mixing wet ingredients to enhance flavor and texture.

Storage & Reheating Instructions

  • Store: Jiffy jalapeno cheddar cornbread can last for up to one week when stored in an airtight container at room temperature. If you want to keep it fresh for longer, you can store it in the fridge for up to two weeks.
  • Freeze: Yes you can freeze cornbread. If you have leftovers or want to make a batch ahead of time, simply place the cornbread in an airtight container and store it in the freezer for up to six months.
  • Reheat: When you’re ready to enjoy it, thaw the cornbread overnight in the fridge and then reheat it in the oven for 10 minutes.
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What To Serve With This Recipe?

  • Chili: The warmth and heartiness of chili make it a classic companion to jalapeño cornbread. The flavors mesh beautifully, whether it’s beef, chicken, or vegetarian chili.
  • Barbecue: Serve jalapeño cornbread with your favorite barbecue dishes. It’s a great side to mop up the savory sauces and enhance the overall barbecue experience.
  • Soup: Pair it with a comforting bowl of soup. Whether it’s a spicy tortilla soup, black bean soup, or a simple tomato soup, the cornbread adds texture and flavor.
  • Grilled Meats: Jalapeño cornbread can be a tasty side for grilled meats, such as burgers, chicken, or steak. The hint of spice complements the smoky flavors from the grill.
  • Mexican Enchiladas: Serve it alongside Mexican-inspired dishes like enchiladas, tacos, or fajitas. The jalapeño kick in the cornbread complements these flavors well.

You can also read this article with more suggestions on What To Serve with Cornbread.

FAQ’S

Best Jalapenos For Jalapeno Cornbread?

There are many different types of Jalapeno peppers, but the best type of pepper to use for Jalapeno cornbread is fresh Jalapeno. This type of pepper has a bright green color and a crisp texture.

It is also relatively mild in terms of heat, so it will not make the cornbread spicy. Other types of Jalapeno peppers, such as pickled or canned peppers, can also be used, but they may make the cornbread spicier.

Jiffy Jalapeno Cornbread

Jiffy jalapeno Cornbread Recipe

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Jiffy Jalapeno Cornbread is a spicy twist on a classic comfort food, combining sweet cornbread with fiery jalapenos for a deliciously kicky side dish

Ingredients

  • 1 cup corn and wheat flour mix (or all-purpose corn muffin mix)
  • 1 egg;
  • 100 g of canned corn;
  • 2 tbsp of pickled chopped jalapeno;
  • 50 g of cheddar;
  • 50-70 ml of milk;
  • 2 tbsp. tablespoons of butter;
  • 0.5 tbsp of baking powder;
  • salt, spices - to taste.

Instructions

  1. Mix flour (corn and wheat, or all-purpose mix or Jiffy mix), egg, milk, and melted butter in a bowl.
  2. Add salt, spices, and baking powder to the cornbread mixture. Mix again.
  3. Add shredded cheddar cheese and finely chopped jalapeno.
  4. Knead the dough until well combined.
  5. Grease a baking dish with oil.
  6. Spread out the dough (cornbread batter). It is not very thick, not pouring, approximately like cottage cheese.
  7. Bake bread for 25-30 minutes at 200C or until golden brown.
  8. Serve the bread once it’s slightly cooled or at room temperature.

Notes

  • Cheese Varieties: Experiment with different types of cheese such as pepper jack cheese or gouda cheese for a unique flavor twist in your cornbread.
  • Cast Iron Magic: Baking your cornbread in a preheated cast iron skillet can give it a beautifully crisp crust and even the cooking.
  • Selecting Jalapenos: For a vibrant kick in your jiffy jalapeño cornbread, opt for fresh jalapenos. They bring a brighter, more pronounced heat compared to their canned canned jalapenos.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 495Total Fat: 20gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 98mgSodium: 634mgCarbohydrates: 54gFiber: 2gSugar: 33gProtein: 26g

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