Jalapeno Popper Cornbread Muffins Recipe

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Erin Freeman Modified: April 29, 2022
Jalapeno Popper Cornbread Muffins Recipe

How To Make Jalapeno Popper Cornbread Muffins

Fluffy cornbread muffins are filled with a spicy and creamy mix of cream cheese and jalapeno peppers. This is best served alongside chili or soup.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • cupcornmeal
  • ¾cupall-purpose flour
  • cupwhite sugar
  • 2tspbaking powder
  • ½tspsalt
  • 1egg,beaten
  • 4tbspbutter,melted
  • 1cupbuttermilk
  • 4ozcream cheese
  • 3jalapenos,deseeded and deveined


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Grease muffin pan with baking spray.

  3. In a large bowl, add the corn meal, flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.

  4. Add egg, melted butter and buttermilk and whisk just until combined.

  5. Spoon the batter ½ of the way full, then add 1 tablespoon of cream cheese.

  6. Top with 2 to 3 slices of jalapenos.

  7. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes, or until the muffins bounce back when pressed.


  • Calories: 191.40kcal
  • Fat: 7.97g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.53g
  • Trans Fat: 0.16g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.06g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.53g
  • Carbohydrates: 26.31g
  • Fiber: 0.95g
  • Sugar: 7.27g
  • Protein: 3.73g
  • Cholesterol: 34.72mg
  • Sodium: 167.83mg
  • Calcium: 94.70mg
  • Potassium: 90.37mg
  • Iron: 1.28mg
  • Vitamin A: 79.24µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.36mg
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