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Southern Cornbread & Muffin

Southern cornbread is denser and more savory than traditional cornbread. To keep it real Southern style, whip it up in your favorite skillet while listening to bluegrass.

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Primary Prep, Ingredients & Nutritional Info

Start with: 1 Cups Milk (or buttermilk), 1/3 Cup Melted Butter, 2 Eggs.

  1. // Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease baking pan(s), cast iron skillet, or muffin pan.
  2. // WHISK together milk, butter and eggs. Add full box cornbread mix and stir until blended. SPOON batter into pan or fill muffin cups 2/3 full.
  3. // BAKE as directed below or until light golden brown. For muffins, cool 5 minutes; gently loosen and remove from pan. Cool completely and store in tightly covered container.

High Altitude (over 5,000 feet): Prepare as directed, adding an additional 2 tablespoons milk.

YieldTemperatureBake Time
8x8x2 or 9x9x2-inch pan (Metal or Glass)375°F24-29 minutes
9-inch Cast Iron Skillet375°F20-22 minutes
12 Standard Muffins375°F16-18 minutes

Toasted, cubed cornbread makes delicious croutons.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/12 Package (27g) (amount for 2 1/2 x 2 piece)

Servings Per Container: about 12

Amount Per ServingMixAs Prepared*
Calories from Fat560
% Daily Value***
Total Fat0.5g**1%11%
Saturated Fat0g0%20%
Trans Fat0g
Total Carbohydrate21g7%7%
Dietary Fiber<1g2%2%
Vitamin A0%4%
Vitamin C0%0%


Enriched unbleached flour (wheat flour, malted barley flour, ascorbic acid [dough conditioner], niacin, reduced iron, thiamin mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), degermed yellow cornmeal, sugar, salt, leavening (baking soda, sodium acid pyrophosphate), buttermilk, soybean oil, natural flavors (contains milk), annatto (color), turmeric (color).

CONTAINS: Wheat, milk .

May contain eggs, soy and tree nuts.

Refer to the package for the most current ingredient information.


Because making it is half the fun, right?

Stir things up with our favorite mix-ins & recipes.

  • Chiles & Cheese Cornbread

    Prep 10 min Total Time 35 min Servings 12


    1 package Krusteaz Southern Cornbread & Muffin Mix

    2 eggs

    1 1/3 cups milk

    1/3 cup vegetable oil

    1 can (4 oz.) diced mild green chiles, drained

    1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

    1/3 cup finely chopped onions

    1. //Preheat oven to 400°F. Lightly grease 9-inch cast iron skillet.
    2. //In medium bowl, stir together all ingredients. Spread batter into prepared skillet.
    3. //Bake 24-28 minutes or until light golden brown.
  • Cornbread Spinach Bites

    Prep 15 min Total Time 35 min Servings 36



    3/4 cup finely chopped onion

    4 tablespoons butter

    1 package (10 ounce) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry

    1 cup crumbled, baked Krusteaz Southern Cornbread & Muffin Mix

    1/2 cup finely shredded cheese

    2 eggs

    1/4 teaspoon garlic salt

    1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, optional



    1/2 cup light mayonnaise

    1-2 tablespoons prepared horseradish

    1. //Preheat oven to 350⁰F.
    2. //For Bites: Sauté onion in butter until translucent. In a large bowl, combine onion with remaining ingredients; stir until blended. Shape into 1-inch balls.
    3. //Bake on lightly greased baking sheet for 15-18 minutes.
    4. //For Sauce: In small bowl, blend sauce ingredients. Serve with Cornbread Spinach Bites.
  • Tennessee Cornbread Salad

    Prep 40 min Total Time 3 hrs Servings 12



    1 cup mayonnaise

    1/4 cup sweet pickle juice



    3 cups crumbled, baked Krusteaz Southern Cornbread & Muffin Mix

    12 slices crisp, cooked bacon (crumbled)

    3 cups tomatoes, chopped

    1 cup celery, chopped

    1 cup onions, chopped

    1/2 cup chopped sweet pickles

    1. //For Dressing: Whisk together mayonnaise and pickle juice; set aside.
    2. //For Salad: In large clear bowl, place half of crumbled cornbread. In separate bowl, combine remaining ingredients; spoon half of mixture over cornbread. Spread half of the dressing over vegetables. Repeat layers. Chill 2 - 3 hours before serving.

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