Jalapeno Cornbread (Claiborne) Recipe

PREPARATION: Adjust oven rack to center position; heat oven to 400F. Grate cheese (1 cup) and mince jalapeno peppers (1/4 cup). In a mixing bowl, combine corn, cornmeal, egggs, salt, baking soda, buttermilk, oil, 1/2 cup cheese and peppers.

COOKING: Put butter in a 1 1/2 quart casserole or 9-inch oven-proof frying pan; heat in oven until butter is hot. Pour cornbread mixture into the pan and sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake until golden, about 35 minutes.

Makes 8 servings

[COOKS; Jul/Aug 1988] Posted by Fred Peters.

Things You'll Need

  • 3oz Sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2md Jalapeno peppers
  • 8 1/2oz Cream-style corn (1 can)
  • 1c Yellow cornmeal
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1ts Salt
  • 1/2ts Baking soda
  • 3/4c Buttermilk
  • 1/2c Corn oil
  • 2tb Butter

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