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Mexican Corn Bread Recipe

Mexican Corn Bread Recipe

I work at an elementary school, and a couple times a year we have a gathering where everyone brings a favorite dish to pass. A friend shared this delicious corn bread and it was a big hit. -Sandy Gaulitz, Spring, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 50 min. YIELD:18-24 servings


  • 2 packages (8-1/2 ounces each) corn bread/muffin mix
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 can (14-3/4 ounces) cream-style corn
  • 1-1/2 cups (12 ounces) sour cream
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped jalapeno pepper


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine corn bread mix and onion. Combine the remaining ingredients; add to the corn bread mixture just until moistened. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.
  • 2. Bake at 350° for 50-55 minutes or until lightly browned and the edges pull away from sides of pan and a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Serve warm. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 18-24 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 159 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 58 mg cholesterol, 229 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Reviews for Mexican Corn Bread

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Reviewed Sep. 6, 2015

"I have made this several times for my family, as well as, potlucks. It is always a crowd pleaser and has people asking for the recipe. It is definitely a keeper!"

Reviewed Jul. 2, 2015

"I took this to a potluck and it was gone in no time! My family doesn't like spicy food so I omit the onion and jalapeno. It's definitely a keeper."

Reviewed Jan. 25, 2015

"I took this to a Chili Cook-off last night as a side. Everybody loved it. I made as posted and it was very moist & had lots of flavor. Even people that do not eat cornbread loved this one. Thanks for sharing."

Reviewed Feb. 5, 2013

"I served this recipe for company and my 89 year old parents, everyone loved it! Everyone wanted the recipe, a definite keeper!"

Reviewed Jan. 16, 2013

"I have not made this as yet, can't seem to find Cornbread mix in Canada. Do you know where I can get it?"

Reviewed May. 20, 2012

"If you want a mexican corn bread, this is the best! I use Krusteaz honey cornbread mix - it's the best!"

Reviewed Mar. 17, 2011

"I have taken this to many church dinners and have always been asked to give the recipe to someone. My husband loves this!"

Reviewed Nov. 7, 2010

"Awesome cornbread..nice and moist with super flavor and texture"

Reviewed Oct. 21, 2010

"WOW! This is like restaurant quality cornbread. Going to make it again soon with ribs! YUMMY!!!"

Reviewed Nov. 1, 2009

"I made this recipe for the first time a couple years ago, and it has become a staple for my family! They love it, and always request I make it on the holidays. Thanks so much!"

Reviewed Oct. 5, 2009

"I've made this quite a few times and have loved it every time. I sometimes add a can of regular corn and an extra can of green chiles to it and since my family doesn't like spicy food, I skip the jalapeno. I'm actually about to make it again now!"

Reviewed Jul. 2, 2009

"I live in Canada and I am unable to get the packages of corn bread mix.How do I make this reciepe from scratch

Beverley Montgomery
Mitchell, Ontario

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