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Easy Cornbread Muffins are moist, fluffy, tender, and sweet. They're the perfect side dish to serve with a Southern barbecue or Thanksgiving holiday dinner. | aheadofthyme.com

Cornbread Muffins


  • Author: Sam | Ahead of Thyme
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 12 muffins
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

Easy Cornbread Muffins are moist, fluffy, tender, and sweet. They're the perfect side dish to serve with a Southern barbecue or Thanksgiving holiday dinner. 


Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup cornmeal (or polenta)
  • 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup cooked corn kernels, fresh, canned, or thawed from frozen (optional)
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted and cooled
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons honey

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease a 12-tin muffin pan with non-stick cooking spray or line with paper cupcake liners.
  2. Combine cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt together in a large mixing bowl and stir to combine. Set aside.
  3. In another mixing bowl, combine milk, corn (if using), butter, eggs, and honey and whisk together until mixed well.
  4. Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients and use a spatula to mix until just combined.
  5. Use a medium cookie scoop to scoop the batter into the prepared muffin pan, filling up each compartment 3/4 full.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes until golden brown on the edges.
  7. Let cool for 5-10 minutes and serve warm with butter or honey drizzled on top.

Notes

How to store: Store cornbread muffins for up to 2 days in an airtight container at room temperature or up to 5 days in the refrigerator.

How to freeze: You can freeze cornbread muffins in an airtight container or freezer bag for up to 3 months. Allow it to thaw overnight in the fridge before eating or reheating.

How to reheat: You can reheat cornbread muffins in the microwave or in the oven or air fryer at 350F for 5-10 minutes until warmed through.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Bread
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American

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