Cornbread Recipes

The best cornbread recipes, with tips, photos, and videos to help make them. Also get sweet, jalapeno, and gluten-free cornbread recipes.

Staff Picks

Golden Sweet Cornbread

Rating: 4.74 stars
If you like sweet cornbread, this is the recipe for you! My mom made this for me as a child, and now it's my family's favorite.

Grandmother's Buttermilk Cornbread

Rating: 4.81 stars
This is my grandmother's cornbread recipe and it's the best - sweet and moist!

Absolute Mexican Cornbread

Rating: 4.56 stars
This has got to be the tastiest and the most moist cornbread I have ever made. It is the most requested thing I cook, so I am sharing it. Don't let the ingredients fool you. It's unbelievable.

Basic Corn Muffins

Rating: 4.46 stars
A simple but delicious muffin recipe that can easily be dressed up by adding jalapenos, honey or anything else.

Homesteader Cornbread

Rating: 4.5 stars
This recipe comes from my mother-in-law in Canada. It's the most moist corn bread that I have ever tasted. It's great with chili con carne or as stuffing for your holiday turkey.

Sweet Corn Cake

Rating: 4.74 stars
A Mexican sweet corn cake with a spoon bread consistency.

Honey Cornbread

Rating: 4.46 stars
A sweet cornbread that will crumble in your hand and melt in your mouth.

Excellent and Healthy Cornbread

Rating: 4.31 stars
This cornbread recipe contains no oil and tastes very, very good. Serve warm with honey, butter or margarine.

Jalapeno Green Onion Ale Corn Bread

Rating: 4.42 stars
This sweet and spicy corn bread is perfect for a Mexican meal or grilled food.


Rating: 3.61 stars
These are though to be the original pancake. Serve them hot with maple syrup. They are also known as hoecakes. Serve hot with honey and butter.

Broccoli Cornbread with Cheese

Rating: 4.67 stars
This moist bread with a sweet corn flavor can be served as a side dish with any meaty entree. Adding Cheddar cheese helps seal the deal to convert the picky broccoli hater.

Vegan Jalapeno Cornbread in the Air Fryer

Rating: 5 stars
Tasty, spicy, rich cornbread that is vegan, and done in the air fryer! Please be aware that different brands and sizes may yield different results. You will need an air fryer that accommodates adding a 6-inch inner pot.

Inspiration and Ideas

Mexican Style Cornbread
Rating: Unrated
"This was great! I loved the addition of onions and chiles." — KENDRAJOY
Cast Iron Cornbread
Rating: Unrated
See how Chef John makes this easy stir-and-bake cornbread.