Recipes

Pimiento Cheese Cornbread

Recipe by Courtnee Williams

Knott’s Pimiento Cheese Cornbread — pure south in your mouth! These cheesey cornbread muffins will leave everyone at your table wanting more.

PREP
10 minutes
TOTAL
40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups of corn meal
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 12 oz pimiento cheese
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Mix together cornmeal, flour, baking powder, salt and pepper.
  3. Add pimiento cheese.
  4. Add eggs.
  5. Add buttermilk and mix until just combined. Do not overmix.
  6. Melt butter in muffin tins or cast iron skillet in oven. Butter should be sizzling, but not browning.
  7. Spoon batter into pan. If using muffin tins, fill cups 2/3 full. Do not use muffin liners.
  8. Bake for 15-18 minutes or until slightly golden and cooked through.