Jalapeno Corn Muffins Recipe
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Jalapeno Corn Muffins Recipe

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Lots of sweet cornmeal flavor and texture in these confetti-colored muffins make them a great accompaniment to all kinds of casual summer fare. The recipe comes from Judie White of Florien, Louisiana.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups yellow cornmeal
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 can (8-3/4 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped seeded jalapeno peppers

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 136 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 303mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In another bowl, combine the eggs, milk, butter and cilantro; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Stir in the corn, red pepper and jalapenos.
  2. Coat muffin cups with cooking spray; fill two-thirds full with batter. Bake at 425° for 12-16 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Serve warm. Yield: 16 muffins.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Originally published as Jalapeno Corn Muffins in Light & Tasty June/July 2007, p25

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SignalSuzy User ID: 960114 208596
Reviewed May. 4, 2009

"Recipe on the Albers Yellow Corn Meal box."

grandfinale User ID: 282571 95258
Reviewed May. 2, 2009

"reachthesummit...would also like the Jalepeno Corn Muffins recipe. My email

Thanks alot"

sweepereh User ID: 2004269 162666
Reviewed Apr. 30, 2009

"I wish I had the recipe for Corn Muffins left by reachthesummit. If you'd like to email is"

reachthesummit User ID: 174484 163781
Reviewed Apr. 30, 2009

"I make a similar recipe with convenience items: jiffy corn muffin mix combined with a jiffy yellow cake mix, can cream corn, grn chilies and shredded cheddar cheese....just as good and less measuring!"

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