Southern Cornbread Muffins Recipe

Cornbread muffins
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Ratings (12)
  • Total: 25 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: 12 Muffins (12 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
177 Calories
8g Fat
21g Carbs
5g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Cornbread muffins are the perfect choice to serve with bean dishes, chili, or greens. 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 cups yellow cornmeal
  • 2 tablespoons sugar (more or less, to taste)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups buttermilk
  • 1 large egg
  • 4 tablespoons butter (melted and cooled)

Steps to Make It

  1. Grease a 12-cup muffin pan. Heat oven to 400°.

  2. In a bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, and salt.

  3. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, egg, and butter.

  4. Pour dry mixture into the wet ingredients and stir just until moistened.

  5. Fill muffin cups about 2/3 full.

  6. Bake for 13 to 15 minutes, until the muffins begin to brown on top.

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