jalapeño cheese cornbread

Jan 9, 2011 by

the perfect compliment to gumbo is this cornbread.  this is another dish where tom and i had to negotiate.  i love sweet cornbread; tom calls sweet cornbread “cupcakes” and asks for a side of frosting.  i cut back on the sugar in the recipe and added cheese…  two kinds!  definitely a win-win for the shoemaker household. slightly adapted from: allrecipes.com 1 1/2 c cornmeal 1/2 c flour 2 tbsp sugar 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 3 jalapeño peppers, seeded and finely chopped.  (leave the seeds and the white parts in for kicked up cornbread) 2 eggs 1 1/2 c buttermilk 1/4 c evoo 1 1/2 c shredded cheese (i used mild cheddar and pepper jack) in a bowl, combine the first seven ingredients.  in another bowl, whisk the eggs, buttermilk and oil....

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