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Cornbread Muffins Recipe

Cornbread muffins

Published: March 25, 2015 at 4:07 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • or under
  • Easy
  • Makes 12

Make a batch of these southern-style cornbread muffins to accompany a hearty chilli, soup or a backyard BBQ. These easy muffins are packed with flavour from cheddar cheese and spicy chilli.

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Make these simple cornbread muffins for a tasty snack, then check out our classic breakfast muffins, banana muffins, breakfast egg muffins and courgette muffins. We've also got plenty more delicious muffin recipes and savoury muffins recipes to try.

Ingredients

  • for greasing butter, melted
  • 185g tin sweetcorn
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 red chilli, chopped
  • 140g plain flour
  • 140g polenta
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 50g strong cheddar, grated
  • 2 eggs, whisked
  • pot 284ml  buttermilk
  • 100ml milk
  • 80g butter, melted

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 200c/fan 180c/gas 6 and brush a 12-hole muffin tin with melted butter. put the sweetcorn in a pan with onion, red chilli and butter. Gently fry for 10 minutes until golden and soft.

  • STEP 2

    Mix plain flour, polenta, baking powder and grated strong cheddar with 1 tsp salt in a large bowl. whisk eggs, 284ml pot buttermilk and milk then stir into the dry ingredients with 80g melted butter and the corn mixture. Divide between the muffin holes and bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.

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