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How to Make Boxed Cornbread Mix Better!

How to make Jiffy cornbread better!

Take your ordinary boxed cornbread mix and make the best moist and honey sweet cornbread ever with this simple recipe hack!A tray of baked corn muffins next to a stick of butter.

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. )A cornbread muffin sliced with melted butter in the center.

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.The Best Cornbread

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.A muffin tin filled with cornbread batter, ready to pop into the oven.

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. Or try another cornbread mix recipe like my crockpot corn casserole

Layered Cornbread Salad

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Make boxed cornbread better

The Best Boxed Mix Cornbread

Yield: 16
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 19 minutes
Total Time: 24 minutes

Take your ordinary boxed cornbread mix and make the best moist and honey sweet cornbread ever with this simple recipe hack! 

Ingredients

  • 2  (8.5 ounce) boxes Jiffy cornbread mix
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 3 Tablespoons honey
  • 2 eggs

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Prepare a 9 x13 pan or a muffin tin with nonstick baking spray. 
  2. 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. 

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Davit Jack

Saturday 13th of August 2022

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Sonia

Monday 25th of April 2022

This has been my go to Corn bread which I renamed honey cornbread since I came across this recipe over a year and half ago.. Everyone loves it , easy to make, we love sour cream so I always have some handy... I'm asked to make it everytime I make my dinner of BBQ pulled pork, spainsh rice (arroz con gandules) tuna macaroni salad and some veggies . Which is what I'm making today.. Smells sooo good up in here!! Thanks again for the recipe , it's a winner in my house...

Amy Jo

Thursday 10th of March 2022

I was skeptical of the sour cream to be honest, but this is the best cornbread ever.

Robin Dinsmore

Saturday 1st of January 2022

Can I add a small can of drained corn to this recipe?

Amy D

Monday 17th of January 2022

Yes, Robin, that will make a delicious addition.

RR

Wednesday 29th of December 2021

This is the best recipe. Beyond easy and delicious. Thank you! Will definitely make again. Is perfect for chili to have a sweet/savory

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