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Peppered Cornbread Recipe

This Peppered Cornbread is made with some shredded habanero cheese and is sure to put a little kick into your step.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Breads
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bread, cornbread
Servings: 8
Calories: 413kcal
Author: Lynda


  • ¾ cup butter melted and divided
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • ¾ cup buttermilk
  • 2 Tbsp. water
  • 2 large eggs lightly beaten
  • 1 ½ cups self-rising cornmeal white
  • ½ cup hot jalapenos drained and chopped
  • ½ stick Habanero Cheese shredded


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Grease bottom of a 9-inch round cake pan (or cast iron skillet) with 1 tablespoon melted butter; set aside.
  • Combine remaining melted butter, sour cream and next 3 ingredients; add cornmeal, stirring until moistened. Add jalapenos and cheese and mix well. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until golden.



Calories: 413kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 9g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 118mg | Sodium: 303mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g