Green Chile Cornbread With Whipped Honey Butter

12 servings
45 min

A southwest take on a southern classic, green chile cornbread with whipped honey butter combines sweet with a touch of heat. Plus, there is nothing better, or easier, then homemade cornbread!

This recipe is versatile and can be made in a loaf, skillet or brownie pan.

Green Chile Cornbread Squares

Green Chile Cornbread Ingredients

Green Chile Cornbread With Whipped Honey Butter
Recipe details
  • 12  servings
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 35 Minutes Total time: 45 min
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  • ▢ 1.25 cup cornmeal
  • ▢ 1.25 cup flour
  • ▢ 1.5 teaspoon salt
  • ▢ 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ▢ 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ▢ 1 cup butter, divided, room temperature 1/2 cup is for the cornbread and 1/2 cup is for the whipped honey butter
  • ▢ .5 cup sour cream
  • ▢ 2 large eggs
  • ▢ .25 cup sugar
  • ▢ 1.25 cup milk
  • ▢ 2 cups green chilies - peeled, diced, and patted dried recommended fire-roasted
  • ▢ 2 cups corn, defrosted
  • ▢ 1 cup cheddar cheese (optional)
  • ▢ .25 cup honey
Green Chile Cornbread
Prep: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Grease the baking dish. Measure out all ingredients. Rise and pat dry green chilies (You want to remove as much excess water as possible).
Mix Dry Ingredients: In a large bowl whisk together cornmeal, flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda.
Mix Wet Ingredients: In a separate bowl, using a hand mixer, beat together the butter (room temperature) and sugar until fully combined. Add the sour cream and eggs into the butter-sugar mixture. Beat until smooth, about two minutes.
Combine Wet and Dry Ingredients: Using a spatula, combine the milk and wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, a ⅓ at a time, alternating the milk and butter mixture.1.25 cup milk
Add in the Inclusions: Mix in the green chilies, corn, and cheddar cheese (optional) into the batter. 2 cups green chilies - peeled, diced, and patted dried, 2 cups corn, defrosted
Bake: Pour the batter into your baking dish. Bake at 400°F until the top is browned. Note: the baking time can vary depending on the dish you use. A casserole dish will take about 35 minutes to bake. Brownie square pans will take about 18 minutes.
Whipped Honey Butter
Using a hand mixer with the whip attachment, whip together ½ cup of butter, ¼ cup of honey, and a dash of salt until fluffy (about three minutes).1 cup butter, divided, room temperature, .25 cup honey
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  • Mona Laudick Mona Laudick on Mar 14, 2022

    Can you freeze this cornbread

    • Sinful Kitchen Sinful Kitchen on Mar 14, 2022

      Hi Mona, you certainly can. I have some frozen in a zip lock frozen bag as I type this. I will update the recipe on my blog to note that.