Chipotle Cheddar Cornbread

To me,  cornbread is one of those comfort foods.  Especially right out of the oven…with melted butter dripping off. Here’s a cornbread recipe that takes cornbread to the next level….Bam! … may I introduce chipotle pepper and green onion.  With each bite,  a warm heat overtakes your mouth and lingers waiting for the next bite of corny goodness.

courtesy of The Curvy Carrot

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Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup 1% milk
  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 Chipotle peppers in Adobo sauce, coarsely chopped
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup  shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425°.
  2. Generously spray a 9 x 5 loaf pan with cooking spray.
  3. In large bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar.  Stir to combine.
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk egg and milk together.
  5. Add melted butter,  Chipotle peppers, green onions,  and cheese to go the milk/egg mixture. Stir to combine.
  6. Add wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
  7. Pour batter into the prepared pan.
  8. Bake 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.
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