Salsa Corn Muffins

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.


8 muffins

MY MOTHER was a great cook and loved to try anything new. At 89, she was still winning ribbons at our county fair. We operate an independent-living retirement home. Mother helped out with the cooking, and these muffins were a frequent request from our residents. -Pat Akers, Stillwater, Oklahoma


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen corn
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 teaspoons diced pimientos
  • 4 teaspoons salsa


  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. In another bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fill paper-lined or greased muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 375° for 20-22 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack.

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