Cheesy cornbread

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Essentials magazine, cheesy cornbread
Essentials magazine, cheesy cornbread
  • Makes: 16

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

Essentials recipe Triple tested: This all-in-one cheesy bread recipe is super-easy to knock together. Brought to you by Essentials magazine.


  • 250g fine cornmeal
  • 100g plain flour
  • 11/2tsp baking powder
  • 375ml milk
  • 50g butter, melted
  • 1tsp English mustard powder
  • 2 free-range eggs, beaten
  • 3 spring onions, sliced
  • 200g Cheddar, grated
  • 1 mild red chilli, finely chopped
  • 50g Cheddar, grated



  1. Heat the oven to Mark 5/190C. Line a 20x28cm baking tin (at least 3cm deep) with baking paper.
  2. In a bowl, mix the fine cornmeal, plain flour, baking powder, milk, melted butter, English mustard powder, free-range eggs, spring onions. Season. Mix in Cheddar, pour into the tin, scatter over mild red chilli and grated Cheddar.
  3. Bake for 25-30 mins until golden and firm. Cool slightly; cut in pieces.


Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 193(kcal)
  • Fat 10.0g
  • Saturates 6.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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Revd Kitty

Couldn't be easier to make, and my husband loves it, which makes it a handy lunchbox filler too.

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