Jalapeño Cheddar Cornbread

6 servings
40 min

Jalapeño Cheddar Cornbread is a yummy side dish for chili or Mexican style soup and goes so well with our Chili in a Pumpkin recipe for a fun and flavorful family dinner or party for Halloween. The cornbread is moist and the jalapeños give this cornbread recipe a little spicy kick. This cornbread recipe is quick to put together and only takes about 25 minutes to cook. Check out our website for other wonderful family recipes. Other Halloween recipes that are fun and yummy on Sweeter With Sugar are: Frankenstein Floats, Caramel Apple Jack Treats and Pumpkin Spice French Toast.


Goes great with chili.

Ready to put in the oven.


Jalapeño Cheddar Cornbread
Recipe details
  • 6  servings
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 30 Minutes Total time: 40 min
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  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup corn meal
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 3/4 cups cheddar cheese grated and divided
  • 2 tbsp fresh jalapeños diced
  • fresh sliced jalapeños for the top

Mix dry ingredients.
Add buttermilk, melted butter, sour cream and eggs. Mix to combine.
Stir in 1 1/2 cups grated cheddar cheese and diced jalapeños.
Place cornbread batter into a greased 9 x 9 or round baking dish.
Top with 1/4 cup grated cheddar cheese and sliced jalapeños.
Bake at 400° for 25-30 minutes-until golden brown and cooked through.
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