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Cornbread muffins in a muffin tin
Savoury Cheddar Cornbread Muffins
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins

Savoury Cheddar Cornbread Muffins with a chilli kick, some seriously delicious vegetarian bites to make this Fall. They are ready in well under 30 minutes, and are a big hit on Game Day too. 

Course: Snack
Cuisine: Romanian
Keyword: cornbread recipes
Servings: 12 muffins
Calories: 172 kcal
Author: Daniela Apostol
  • 125 g cornmeal
  • 150 g plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 250 ml full-fat milk
  • 75 g butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup grated Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • a pinch of ground cayenne peppers
  1. In a large bowl, mix the cornmeal, flour, cheddar cheese, cayenne pepper, salt and baking powder.

  2. Whisk the eggs lightly, add the milk and cooled butter, and mix well.

  3. Pour the milk mixture over the dry ingredients, and mix to combine, without overmixing.

  4. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius (390 Fahrenheit).

  5. Grease a 12-hole muffin tin or 2x 6-hole mufin tin with butter, divide the mixture evenly, then bake in the oven for about 20 minutes or until golden.

  6. Use a sharp knife to ease up the muffin edges, they should come out easily.

  7. Enjoy warm or cold.

Recipe Notes
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Nutrition Facts
Savoury Cheddar Cornbread Muffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 172 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 47mg16%
Sodium 142mg6%
Potassium 131mg4%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 275IU6%
Calcium 83mg8%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.