Mexican Corn Muffins Recipe

Mexican breakfast corn muffins

  • makes 12
  • Easy

Check out our moist and cheesy corn muffins. Packed with Mexican flavours these easy muffins are ready in less than an hour and make a simple and healthy breakfast


Try these Mexican breakfast muffins, then check out our cornbread muffins, courgette muffins, bacon and egg muffins and more savoury muffin recipes.

Also try more of our healthy breakfast recipes such as these healthy flapjacks, healthy cookies and healthy granola.



  • spray oil for the tin
  • eggs 2
  • soured cream 150ml
  • skimmed milk 125ml
  • spring onions 2, finely chopped
  • hot and sweet red jalapeños from a jar 6, chopped, plus a few extra to garnish
  • lime 1, zested
  • sweetcorn 195g tin, drained and rinsed
  • instant polenta 100g
  • plain flour 200g
  • baking powder ½ tsp
  • sea salt ½ tsp
  • mature cheddar 50g, grated


  • natural yogurt 150g
  • lime 1, zested and juiced


  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5 and lightly oil a 12-hole muffin tin.

  • Step 2

    Put the eggs, soured cream and milk into a bowl and whisk to combine. Tip in the spring onions, chopped jalapeños, lime zest and sweetcorn, and mix well. Add the polenta, flour, baking powder, salt and ¾ of the cheddar, and fold just until combined.

  • Step 3

    Evenly divide the mixture between the 12 muffin tin holes and top with a little more cheddar and a few more chopped jalapeños. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until risen, golden and cooked through.

  • Step 4

    Meanwhile, put the yogurt into a serving bowl and stir through the lime juice and zest. Cool the muffins in the tin for 5 minutes before moving to a rack. Serve with the lime yogurt for dipping.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 139
  • Fat 5.3g
  • Saturates 2.8g
  • Carbs 17.1g
  • Sugars 2.3g
  • Fibre 1.4g
  • Protein 5.1g
  • Salt 0.5g