Gluten Free Cheesy Mexican Cornbread

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Average Rating: 5 | Rated By: 8 users

This gluten free cheesy Mexican cornbread is another way for corn lovers to indulge. The predominant sweet corn is throughout with added cheese for delicate cheesy taste. This healthy cornbread recipe is easy to prepare offering a variety of textures and flavours. Serve with chili, hearty soup or at barbecues. Enjoy!


  • 1 ½ cups gluten free cornmeal
  • 2 tsp. aluminum free baking powder
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • 1 ½ cups frozen corn
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, thinly sliced
  • 1 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs, whisked
  • 1 Tbsp. raw agave nectar
  • 1 ½ cups grated Cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup + 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil, divided
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  • Preheat oven to 400 F and brush an 8-inch cast-iron skillet or cake pan with 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • In a large bowl, combine cornmeal, baking powder and salt
  • Add frozen corn, jalapenos, buttermilk, eggs, agave and 1/3 cup olive oil. Mix well
  • Heat prepared skillet in the oven for 5 minutes. Pour half the batter into the hot skillet, sprinkle with half the cheese. Then add balance of batter and top with balance of cheese
  • Bake for 40 minutes
  • Cool in the skillet for 10 minutes before slicing
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