Take your ordinary boxed cornbread mix and make the best moist and honey sweet cornbread ever with this simple recipe hack!
If you don’t love cornbread, don’t read this post. Because I freaking love it. I love it. I love it. I could eat it with every meal and for breakfast. (I’ve totally eaten it for breakfast and no that’s not weird, it’s totally a thing. At least I think it is. ) And I really think that this recipe for how to make the best boxed mix cornbread ever is kind of magical. Why? Because all you do is add 2 little extra ingredients to the usual stuff you put in Jiffy cornbread mix and it turns out amazing. So moist and honey sweet, with nary a dry crumbly bite in site. Technically, I’d consider this to be more of a baking hack then a recipe. More of a secret tip.
So now I know that you’re all antsy and want to know what secret ingredients could make me so excited about cornbread, right? Sour cream and honey. Makes a lot of sense when you think about it, doesn’t it? The sour cream works to make the cornbread moist and gives it a little bit of a tang while the honey helps the cornbread to get a nice golden crispy edge while sweetening it up a little.
If you’re a cornbread lover, you have to try this tip for making boxed cornbread mix better and tell me what you think. And then you can make my layered cornbread salad with your cornbread.
The Best Boxed Mix Cornbread
- 2 boxes Jiffy cornbread mix
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 3 Tablespoons honey
- 2 eggs
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Prepare a 9 x13 pan or a muffin tin with nonstick baking spray.
Mix together the cornbread mix, milk, sour cream, honey and eggs. Pour into your prepared pan. Bake for 18- 20 minutes for corn muffins or 25-27 minutes for 9x13 pan.