Mexican Cornbread Recipe
A traditional Mexican bread using maize flour, green chillies for the spice and onions for the crunch. It is a quite dense bread and can be served as an accompaniment with soup or just had simply with some tangy salsa and sour cream by the side.
Mexican Cornbread is a delicious accompaniment to many Mexican dishes and perfect for sharing with family and friends. The moist spicy bread is easy and quick to make. For a variation you can add colored peppers and cheese to the batter before baking.
If you like this recipe, here are more homemade breads for you to also try
- 1 cup Makki Ka Atta (Yellow Corn Meal Flour) , or corn flour
- 1/2 cup All Purpose Flour (Maida)
- 3 Green Chillies , or Jalapenos chopped
- 1 Onion , finely chopped
- 3 teaspoons Baking powder
- 1 tablespoon Butter , + 2 more tablespoons (or sunflower oil)
- 1 Whole Egg , whisked
- 1/2 cup Sweet corn
- 1 cup Buttermilk
- 2 teaspoons Sugar
- Salt , to taste
How to make Mexican Cornbread Recipe
To begin making Mexican Cornbread Recipe, first preheat the oven to 180 degree Celsius.
Brush a 9 inch non-stick baking pan with 1 tablespoon oil or melted butter.
In a mixing bowl, add the flours, baking powder, chopped chillies, onion, salt and sugar.
In another bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, 2 tablespoon oil or butter, sweet corn and egg.
Mix the dry ingredients with the wet till fully incorporated and a thick consistency is obtained.
Pour in the prepared pan and bake for about 20-22 minutes (timing may change depending on the pan size and oven efficiency) till the bottom is brown and a tester inserted comes out clean.
Giving up a lucrative career tinkering with Analytical equipments, Madhuli Ajay chose to tinker in her Food lab- developing new recipes & satisfying her culinary travel cravings. She has been sharing heirloom recipes on her blog 'My Foodcourt' for the past 9 yrs. Madhuli bakes to feed her soul. Testing recipes & photographing food for a cookbook, has fuelled her food photography passion. Based in the gorgeous 'Wine Capital' of India Nashik, Madhuli also loves spending time in her little kitchen garden.