Jalapeno Cheddar Corn Muffins with Jalapeno Butter

You know you need a new jalapeno recipe today…

Jalapeno Corn Muffins
These are soooo cute. And soooo fun. Oh, and soooo good. 

These are my Jalapeno Cheddar Corn Muffins that I added even more jalapeno goodness to – Jalapeno Butter. 

Jalapeno Corn Muffins

Yes, I know I need a manicure.

The cheese I used is Cabot’s Sharp White Cheddar, but you could go with whatever you like. Sharp cheddar has been my very favorite since I was little.

Speaking of little – my sister and niece are here for a visit this week! This kid can eat (you know I love it), and she especially loves ceviche, of all things. This is Liza putting away a whole bowl of guacamole with some ceviche thrown in there.

She’s just so stinkin’ cute I can’t stand it.

Here’s your printable-

Jalapeno Cheddar Corn Muffins with Jalapeno Butter

Jalapeno Cheddar Corn Muffins with Jalapeno Butter


  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup cornmeal
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 3 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 egg
  • 2 jalapenos, diced
  • 1/2 cup white cheddar cheese, shredded (I use Cabot's Sharp Cheddar
  • 1 stick salted butter, at room temperature


  • Preheat oven to 425.
  • Combine all dry ingredients in a mixing bowl, and make a well in the center.
  • In a separate bowl whisk together buttermilk, oil and egg and pour into flour mixture, stirring until moist.
  • Add half of the diced jalapenos and cheddar, combine.
  • Spoon into muffin cups sprayed with nonstick spray, and bake for 10-12 minutes.
  • White muffins are baking, mix softened butter with remaining diced jalapenos.
  • Serve butter with muffins.
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  • Shea

    Shea Goldstein is a writer and the voice behind Dixie Chik Cooks. She's also a recipe developer and brand ambassador. She has been published in several media platforms such as Redbook, Parade, Food Blogger Magazine and more. She has been developing recipes and writing since 2009. Shea is a Southern Belle Who's Thinking About What's For Dinner While Eating Lunch

This Post Has 3 Comments

  1. krista

    These look amazing! I love sharp cheddar and jalapeno, I’m going to put these on my list of recipes to try!

  2. Minnie@thelady8home

    The muffin looks so yummy! Very very tempting. And that smile of your niece tells how yummy the muffins are.

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