Professor Torbert's Orange Corn
Prep Time: 5 min | Cook Time: 20 min | Total Time: 25 min | Yield: 12 | Servings: N/A

Cheddar Jalapeño Corn Muffins

Cheddar Jalapeño Corn Muffins provide the perfect balance of heat and cool in this popular flavor combination. Serve as an appetizer, side dish, or snack!


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup Professor Torbert’s Orange Corn Meal
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 large jalapeños, seeded and diced (thinly slice ½ of one jalapeño to garnish the top of the muffins if desired)

Professor Torbert's Orange Corn

Method of Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix all dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl until combined.
  3. Add wet ingredients and mix gently until well incorporated.
  4. Stir in the shredded cheese and diced jalapeños.
  5. Generously grease or prepare a muffin tin with paper liners.
  6. Fill each muffin tin about 2/3 full.
  7. Place a sliced of jalapeño on top of the muffins. (optional)
  8. Bake 10-20 minutes or until golden brown.