Cheddar Creamed Corn Bread Recipe - American Cuisine

Cheddar Creamed Corn Bread

Cheddar Creamed Corn Bread Recipe - American Cuisine
Region / culture: USA | Preparation time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 25 minutes | Servings: 6


Cheddar Creamed Corn Bread
Cheddar Creamed Corn Bread

Cheddar Creamed Corn Bread is a delicious and savory side dish that is perfect for any meal. The combination of creamy corn, sharp cheddar cheese, and a hint of buttery goodness makes this bread a crowd-pleaser.


This recipe is a modern twist on traditional cornbread, incorporating the rich flavor of cheddar cheese and the creaminess of corn. It is a popular dish in the southern United States, where cornbread is a staple at many meals.


How to prepare

  1. Melt the butter in a square baking dish.
  2. Combine the baking mix, egg, cheese, and corn together, then pour the mixture into the melted butter.
  3. Bake at 350°F (177°C) for 25 minutes.


  • Try adding cooked and crumbled bacon to the batter for a smoky flavor.
  • Substitute the cheddar cheese with pepper jack for a spicy kick.
  • Add a can of diced green chilies for an extra layer of flavor.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Make sure to melt the butter in the baking dish before adding the batter to ensure a crispy bottom.

- Be sure not to overmix the batter, as this can result in a tough bread.

- For extra flavor, try adding some chopped jalapenos or bacon to the batter.

Serving Suggestions

Cheddar Creamed Corn Bread pairs well with barbecue dishes, chili, or a simple green salad.

Cooking Techniques


Ingredient Substitutions

If you don't have baking mix, you can use a combination of flour, baking powder, and salt.

- You can use any type of shredded cheese in place of cheddar.

Make Ahead Tips

Cheddar Creamed Corn Bread can be made ahead of time and stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in the oven before serving.

Presentation Ideas

Serve Cheddar Creamed Corn Bread in slices on a wooden cutting board for a rustic presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

Pair Cheddar Creamed Corn Bread with a hearty stew or soup for a comforting meal.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftovers of Cheddar Creamed Corn Bread in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in the oven at 350°F (177°C) until warmed through.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of Cheddar Creamed Corn Bread contains approximately 250 calories.


Each serving of Cheddar Creamed Corn Bread contains approximately 20 grams of carbohydrates.


Each serving of Cheddar Creamed Corn Bread contains approximately 15 grams of fat.


Each serving of Cheddar Creamed Corn Bread contains approximately 8 grams of protein.

Vitamins and minerals

Cheddar Creamed Corn Bread is a good source of calcium, vitamin A, and vitamin C.


This recipe contains dairy (cheese and butter) and eggs.


Cheddar Creamed Corn Bread is a delicious and satisfying side dish that is relatively high in calories and fats, but also provides a good amount of protein and essential vitamins and minerals.


Cheddar Creamed Corn Bread is a delicious and comforting side dish that is easy to make and perfect for any meal. With its creamy texture, cheesy flavor, and hint of sweetness from the corn, this bread is sure to be a hit with your family and friends.

How did I get this recipe?

The moment I found this recipe is etched in my memory forever. It was a warm summer day, the kind of day where the air is heavy with the scent of blooming flowers and the sound of birds chirping in the distance. I was rummaging through an old recipe box that belonged to my great-grandmother, searching for inspiration for a new dish to try.

As I sifted through the yellowed index cards and faded newspaper clippings, my eyes landed on a tattered piece of paper with the words "Cheddar Creamed Corn Bread" scrawled across the top in faded ink. Intrigued, I carefully unfolded the paper and read through the handwritten instructions.

The recipe called for simple ingredients - cornmeal, flour, cheddar cheese, creamed corn, and a handful of pantry staples. It seemed like the perfect blend of sweet and savory, with just a hint of spice from the diced jalapeños that were listed as an optional addition. I knew I had to give it a try.

I decided to make the bread that very evening, eager to see if the flavors would live up to my expectations. I gathered all the ingredients and set to work in the kitchen, following the instructions with care and precision. The scent of freshly grated cheddar cheese and sweet creamed corn filled the air, making my mouth water in anticipation.

Once the bread was in the oven, I sat back and waited, the tantalizing aroma wafting through the kitchen as it baked to golden perfection. When the timer finally beeped, I carefully removed the loaf from the oven and sliced into it with eager anticipation.

The first bite was a revelation. The bread was moist and tender, with pockets of gooey melted cheddar cheese and bursts of sweet corn in every bite. The jalapeños added a subtle kick that lingered on my tongue, making me reach for another slice almost immediately.

I knew then that this recipe would become a staple in my kitchen, a dish that I would make time and time again for family gatherings and special occasions. I shared the bread with my loved ones, who marveled at the unique combination of flavors and textures.

Over the years, I have made countless loaves of Cheddar Creamed Corn Bread, each one as delicious as the last. I have tweaked the recipe here and there, adding my own personal touches and experimenting with different types of cheese and spices. But the essence of the dish remains the same - a comforting and satisfying bread that never fails to impress.

I often think back to that fateful day when I discovered the recipe, grateful for the serendipitous moment that led me to create such a delicious dish. It is a reminder of the joy and creativity that cooking can bring, and the power of simple ingredients to come together in perfect harmony.

As I pass the recipe down to future generations, I hope that they too will find inspiration in its humble origins and take pleasure in creating something delicious to share with their loved ones. And who knows, perhaps one day my great-grandchildren will stumble upon the recipe in an old recipe box, just as I did, and carry on the tradition of making Cheddar Creamed Corn Bread with love and care.


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