Blue Corn Cornbread Muffins Recipe

Blue Corn Cornbread Muffins Recipe

How To Make Blue Corn Cornbread Muffins

These cornbread muffins make use of blue cornmeal and yellow corn for maximum color, flavor, and texture. They are then served with herbed honey butter.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



For Herbed Honey Butter:

  • ½unsalted butter,softened
  • 3tbsphoney
  • 1tbspdried parsley
  • ½tspdried thyme
  • 1tspkosher salt

For Cornbread Muffins:

  • nonstick cooking spray,for greasing
  • 2cupsblue cornmeal
  • 1cupall-purpose flour
  • 2tbspsugar
  • 2tspkosher salt
  • 3tspbaking soda,+1 tsp
  • cupsbuttermilk
  • 4largeeggs
  • 1unsalted butter,melted
  • ½cuphoney
  • 1cupfrozen corn


Herbed Honey Butter:

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the butter, honey, parsley, thyme, and salt. Using a rubber spatula, mix all the ingredients for about 3 minutes, or until smooth and incorporated.

  2. Scoop the butter onto a piece of plastic wrap and roll into a log, then wrap tightly. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or overnight.

  3. Make the cornbread muffins: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly grease a 12-cup muffin tin with nonstick spray.

  4. In a medium bowl, mix together the cornmeal, flour, sugar, salt, baking soda, and baking powder.

  5. In a large bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, eggs, melted butter, and honey until smooth.

  6. Fold the dry ingredients into the buttermilk mixture until fully combined, then add the frozen corn and mix to incorporate. The batter will be lumpy.

  7. Divide the batter between the prepared muffin cups, filling each about ¾ of the way.

  8. Bake the muffins for 18 to 20 minutes, or until the tops are just slightly golden and a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean.

  9. Serve the muffins warm with the herbed honey butter.

  10. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 363.89kcal
  • Fat: 15.40g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.13g
  • Trans Fat: 0.47g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.70g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.47g
  • Carbohydrates: 51.20g
  • Fiber: 1.63g
  • Sugar: 20.27g
  • Protein: 6.61g
  • Cholesterol: 93.59mg
  • Sodium: 402.92mg
  • Calcium: 54.54mg
  • Potassium: 159.11mg
  • Iron: 2.14mg
  • Vitamin A: 131.79µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.32mg
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