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This Jalapeno Cornbread recipe is filled with cheese and just a touch of heat.

Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread

A simple cornbread recipe with just a bit of jalapeno spice and sharp cheese flavor.

Course Side Dish
Keyword bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8


  • 1.5 cups cornmeal
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese grated
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup jalapenos chopped
  • 2 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 eggs beaten


  1. Preheat oven to 400°

  2. In medium bowl combine cornmeal, all-purpose flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.

  3. Add in grated cheese and chopped jalapeno peppers.

  4. In separate bowl, mix milk, eggs, and oil.

  5. Combine wet and dry ingredients. Stir gently. The batter will be very thick.

  6. Add batter to greased pan.

  7. Bake for 20 minutes, or until knife comes out clean.

  8. Cook for 10 minutes. Serve warm with soup.