Back to Skillet Jalapeno Corn Bread

Print Options


Card Sizes

Skillet Jalapeno Corn Bread Recipe

Skillet Jalapeno Corn Bread Recipe

Our home economists bake this moist corn bread in an ovenproof skillet to tie into the Western barbecue theme. A jalapeno pepper adds a bit of zip.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:8-10 servings


  • 6 bacon strips
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped seeded jalapeno pepper


  • 1. In a 10-in. ovenproof skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove with a slotted spoon to paper towels. Drain, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings in skillet; set aside.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, combine the eggs, buttermilk and oil; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in the cheese, jalapeno and bacon.
  • 3. Pour into the skillet. Bake at 425° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Cut into wedges; serve warm. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 342 calories, 23g fat (7g saturated fat), 62mg cholesterol, 427mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 1g fiber), 8g protein.

Reviews for Skillet Jalapeno Corn Bread

Sort By :

Average Rating
Reviewed Mar. 3, 2014

"This was a good moist cornbread. I left out the sugar. My husband and kids love sweet cornbread, but I don't like it."

Loading Image