My Favorite Cornbread Recipe with Just 4 Ingredients That Even Kids Love
Regular cornbread is fine and dandy, but I like mine best moist and little sweet. Here’s my favorite cornbread recipe for a cake like cornbread that will have you and your family coming back for seconds! This kid-friendly cornbread recipe makes a great addition to family dinners and is the perfect side for a kid-friendly chili recipe.
Made with just four simple ingredients, this homemade cornbread recipe is, and has been, a favorite year after year. Combine Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix with a bit of creamed corn, and egg and sugar and you have a bread based side dish that tastes like cake! A super moist cornbread recipe that your family – kids included! – will absolutely LOVE!
I’ll admit this isn’t my original recipe. I actually discovered this brilliant food hack from my son’s biological father. He’d worked in a restaurant on and off in early adulthood. So he’d picked up a few cooking tips and tricks here and there. And I’m glad he did! If you hate dry, crumbly cornbread, then this recipe hack using Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix is a must for your next chili dinner.
Learn how to make this simple side dish with the recipe below.
Favorite Kid-Friendly Cornbread Recipe
1 box of Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix
3/4 can of creamed corn
1/4 cup sugar
Mix together all of ingredients – you’ll be omitting the milk it says you need on the back of the box – and bake in the oven according to the instructions on the box.
Then simply serve and enjoy!
Kid-Friendly Cornbread Recipe
My favorite 4-ingredient cornbread recipe for a cake like kid-friendly cornbread that will have you and your family coming back for seconds!
- 1 box of Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix
- 3/4 can of creamed corn
- 1 egg
- 1/4 cup sugar
- Mix the ingredients together, omitting the milk called for on the back of the Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix box.
- Allow the mixture to set for four minutes.
- Fill muffin cups so they are about 2/3 of the way full.
- Bake the cornbread muffins for 15-20 minutes, or until the tops are golden brown.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 231Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 72mgSodium: 440mgCarbohydrates: 48gFiber: 2gSugar: 23gProtein: 5g
For more food recipes, be sure to check out my amazing collection of food recipes for every meal on Pinterest. Or try one of my other food recipes like my easy flank steak tacos recipe with avocado crema, vegetarian pumpkin chili or my BFF’s white chicken chili recipe. Both of these are perfect for weeknight dinners! Or give this easy pork tenderloin rub recipe a try.
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