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three pieces of stacked jalapeno cheddar cornbread on white plate

Cheesy Spicy Mexican Cornbread

  • Author: Melissa
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 16 1x
  • Category: bread
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: mexican


An easy recipe for cheesy Mexican cornbread using cornbread mix! Made with tomatoes, chilis, plenty of cheese, and corn, it's moist, delicious, and just spicy enough to add a kick!


Units Scale
  • 2 boxes Jiffy cornbread mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 10 ounce can Rotel (do not drain)
  • 1 cup corn (canned and drained or frozen and thawed)
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded Mexican cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray an 8 by 8 inch pan with nonstick spray.
  3. In a large bowl combine all ingredients and stir well to blend.
  4. Pour into prepared pan.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.

Keywords: cornbread, spicy cornbread, Mexican cornbread, cheesy cornbread