Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 40 mins

Down-home goodness and a great cheese flavour!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 400F.
  2. Generously butter an 8 inch square baking pan.
  3. In a large bowl, stir together the cornmeal, flour, baking powder, sugar (if using) baking soda and salt.
  4. Mix in the buttermilk, eggs and melted butter.
  5. Stir in the corn kernels and cheese and scrape the batter into the prepared pan.
  6. Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until golden and a cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean.
  7. Let cool slightly in pan before serving.
Most Helpful

This was my first time making cornbread from scratch. I was looking for a recipe with cheese and came across this one. I had all ingredients but the buttermilk. I just made my substitute with milk and vinegar. At first I thought the batter was too runny, but having worked with cornmeal in making polenta, I realized the cornmeal would soak up the liquid and firm up. I baked it in a glass dish for 32mins, and it came out perfect! So moist and delcious! I never knew how easy it could be! I've always heard how the bread could come out dry, so i never attempted it. .not in his case! Thanks for posting this recipe

jsav1218 October 17, 2015

Very good recipe. It could use a bit of oil though. Seems like that is not enough butter to be moist enough. It was very cheesey and we added half a small onion too. I am definitely saving this recipe. Goes GREAT with chili!

davemanbme August 21, 2014

Excellent! Made a double batch, using only one can of corn,,,ratio seemed perfect. This recipe is a keeper for sure!

BEBBY14 November 29, 2012