Chipotle Cheddar Cornbread Muffins and Honey Butter
Recipe Type: Side Dish
Cuisine: Southern
Serves: 12 muffins
  • 1 Cup coarse-ground corn meal
  • 1 Cup All Purpose flour
  • ⅓ C sugar plus 1 Tablespoon
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoons salt
  • 2 Eggs
  • ¼ Cup vegetable oil
  • 1 C whole milk
  • 4 chipotle peppers rinsed, and diced
  • 1 C shredded cheddar cheese
  • ¼ C chopped chives
Honey Butter:
  • 6 tablespoons butter, unsalted
  • ¼ C honey
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and use parchment paper or cupcake holders to line muffin pan.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine corn meal, flour, baking powder, salt and sugar.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine eggs, vegetable oil and milk and mix until combined.
  4. Add wet ingredients into dry and mix with rubber spatula until all dry is wet.
  5. Mix in diced chipotle peppers, ½ C cheddar cheese and chives and divide into muffin cups ¾ of the way full.
  6. Top muffins with remaining cheddar cheese and bake for 16-20 minutes until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
Honey Butter:
  1. place butter and honey in a small bowl and mix with hand mixer until combined.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at