Junior League - Southwest Green Chile Corn Bread

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Recipe by JLofAustin

Corn bread with chiles and cheese - how can you not like that?

Top Review by tracyvanlone

I own the cookbook this recipe comes from. I have made it 100 times at least. It is the best cornbread I have ever tasted - not to say I have not tasted a lot of great cornbread. There is no reason to change anything about this recipe.* It is perfect as is. I have changed it a lot though depending on dietary restrictions - - GF is easily accomplished by simply swapping out the wheat flour for Bob's Red Mill baking flour mix. Today I used brown rice flour instead and it seemed to make the dough heavier so I added 2/3 cup milk. I have also gone dairy free with this recipe using alternative butter and cheese and home-made creamed corn. It was still good, but more expensive. Regardless of whether you alter the recipe or not, it is sure to please! *One change I always make. . . I bake it at 350 for 55 minutes. Test with a toothpick at the 50-minute mark.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat butter and sugar until creamy. Add eggs. Stir in flour, cornmeal, baking powder and salt. Add Corn, green chiles, and cheese and mix well. Spoon into a buttered 9x9 baking pan. Bake at 325 for 50 minutes.

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