Cornbread Recipe

This easy-to-make cornbread is made with cheddar cheese, jalapeno peppers, cream-style corn, and self-rising cornmeal.

Winter 2018

  • Country Cornbread made with self-rising cornmeal, jalapeno peppers, and cream-style corn.
    Photo by GettyImages/juliedeshaies

Yield: 12 servings

Serve this cornbread with a warm bowl of Homemade Chili.


• 3 eggs
• 1 cup cooking oil
• 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
• 1 medium onion, chopped
• 1 to 2 jalapeño peppers, chopped fine
• 1 can (15 ounces) cream-style corn
• 3 cups self-rising cornmeal mix


1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Lightly grease a 9-by-13-inch baking dish, and set aside.

2. In a large bowl, beat eggs. Add oil, cheese, onion, peppers, and corn. Stir in cornmeal mix.

3. Pour mixture into prepared dish, and bake for 35 to 45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

NOTE: To make your own self-rising cornmeal mix, combine 3 cups cornmeal with 1 1⁄2 tablespoons baking powder and 1 1⁄2 teaspoons salt.