Simply Sweet Corn Muffins (Recipe)

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I always used to buy Jiffy muffin mix when I wanted to make cornbread or corn muffins.  But my sister gave me a Corn Muffin recipe that she swore was BETTER tasting and super simple to do (read: Brett-proof) and I finally got brave enough to attempt it recently.  A few simple ingredients and 25 minutes in the oven will bring you some delightfully sweet, delicious corn muffins.  I bet you can't eat just one!

simply sweet corn muffin recipeSimply Sweet Corn Muffins

1 1/2 C flour
1/2 C sugar (or a bit less)
3/4 C cornmeal
1 Tablespoon baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
2 eggs
1/4 C shortening (last time I used vegetable oil and they were fantastic!)
1C milk

Mix all dry ingredients – add eggs and shortening/oil and 1/2 C of milk.
Beat 1 minute and add the other 1/2 C milk.
Fill muffin cups 3/4 full. (I spray mine with nonstick spray)
Bake 350  25-30 minutes.  12 large muffins

You can hand  mix.  I do not pull out the mixer for these.  These are also really great for kids to help with!

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  • I have to make these. My husband loves corn bread.

  • That sounds like a good recipe! I haven’t had corn muffins in quite awhile.

  • They look really good & that recipe sounds simple! I’m going to try these instead of the box mix.

  • Looks like an absolutely delicious side to any meal. Would love to make this to eat with spaghetti. :-) Yum!!

  • Thanks for sharing. I agree that for these types of food projects it isn’t necessary to get that mixer out. good old fashion elbow grease should do the trick :)

  • I make a recipe that is very similar but less sugar

  • these sound delicious! I love cornbread especially with a nice pot of ham and beans..yum! this sounds simple too!

  • I just pinned this and I’m going to make these for dinner tonight! I can’t wait to try them out! I loves me some sweet corn muffins! Thanks

    • Let me know how you like them! I had to make a second batch last night to go with the chili- the kids devoured them!

  • I use a similar recipe. Sometimes I add whole corn or cheese. It is amazingly better than any mix and so easy and quick to make.

  • Thanks for sharing. I’m not a cornbread lover, but I will eat it if it’s sweet! :) Easy, easy recipe.