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    Mexican Cornbread

    Mexican Cornbread. Photo by Marketwoman45

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    Jenny White's Note:

    This recipe came from my husband's grandmother. I had enjoyed it for years at her house and failed many attempts to replicate it. Finally, one day I just asked her for the recipe and she gladly shared it with me. She's gone now, I'm so happy I got the recipe from her while I could. Hope you love it as much as we do.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 16

    Yield:

    pones

    Units: US | Metric

    • 3 cups self-rising cornmeal mix
    • 3 tablespoons sugar
    • 3 eggs
    • 1 1/2 cups milk
    • 6 pickled jalapeno peppers, diced, with a little juice
    • 1 large diced onion
    • 1 (15 ounce) can creamed corn
    • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
    • 1 cup oil

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Set oven 425F degrees.
    2. 2
      Put 3 tablespoons each of Crisco into 2 iron skillets.
    3. 3
      Place them into the oven as it is pre-heating.
    4. 4
      Mix all ingredients together and divide batter equally between HOT skillets.
    5. 5
      Bake for 30 minutes or until brown.
    6. 6
      Remove from pans to cool.
    7. 7
      Note: I have made this recipe using only 1/2 cup oil and it turns out just fine.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 29, 2009

      55

      Love it, Love it! The only change I made was adding 1/2 cup of oil instead of 1 cup (was still moist). On my second batch I cut the recipe in half since I was only feeding 2 adults and 2 small children. The cornbread was delicious! Thanks for sharing this with us!

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    • on November 07, 2007

      55

      This is one of the best recipes I have found!!! Try it with buttermilk,too, it makes it even more moist!!! Thank you for sharing this!!! Itook this to our church to go with our Chili cook off and everyone loved them

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    • on May 28, 2007

      45

      I made this yesterday for our family dinner. We like lots of corn in our cornbread, I doubled the recipe and used 1 can of creamed and 1 can of whole corn with peppers. It was a big hit. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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    Nutritional Facts for Mexican Cornbread

    Serving Size: 1 (105 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 16

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 227.6
     
    Calories from Fat 171
    75%
    Total Fat 19.1 g
    29%
    Saturated Fat 5.1 g
    25%
    Cholesterol 53.9 mg
    17%
    Sodium 310.3 mg
    12%
    Total Carbohydrate 10.1 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
    2%
    Sugars 4.0 g
    16%
    Protein 5.2 g
    10%

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    cornmeal mix

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