Spicy Jalapeño Cornbread

Preparation info
  • Makes


    round cornbread
    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Modern Baker

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2008

  • About

This qualifies as more of a Southwestern American version of cornbread than a Mexican one, but it does embody some of the typical flavors of Mexican food—namely jalapeños, scallions, and cilantro. The cornbread can stand alone without these seasonings; you may also increase or decrease any of them according to your own taste. Jalapeños vary widely in heat: some have none at all; others are fiercely hot. The only way to determine this is to taste a little bit of each one you cut up— if they’