southern corn bread

Off the Cob (Sweet and Spicy Corn Bread)

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Off the Cob (Sweet and Spicy Corn Bread)

STOP messing around with the COB!-(Even if you like them HUSKY)

sauteing corn with cilatroSeriously….Take a break from all that and get busy making our sweet and savory Cornbread.  You have never eaten such a moist melt-in-your-mouth Cornbread.  This recipe is slightly sweeter than most- making it a delicious side, or even a savory dessert.  You will never go back to those gritty, dry- cornbreads!  (No one has ever complained about being too moist?)combining corn cilatro and cake batter


southern corn bread
5 from 42 votes

Off the Cob

Southern Sweet and Savory Cornbread
Prep Time15 minutes
Active Time25 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Southern
Keyword: bread, corn, Cornbread, sweet and savory
Yield: 16
Author: Sheeza Moneater



Cake Mix

  • 1 box Yellow Cake Mix
  • 3 Eggs(may vary with cake mix)
  • 1 cup Water(may vary with cake mix)
  • ½ cup Vegetable oil(may vary with cake mix

Additions to Cake Mix

  • cup Cornmeal
  • 2 tbsp Sour Cream

Corn Mix

  • 1 cup Fresh or frozen Corn
  • 2 tbsp Fresh chopped Cilantro
  • Of a Fresh chopped Pablano Pepper


Blend your cake mix according to the instructions

    Blend the 'Additions' of cornmeal and Sour Cream into the Cake mix

      Prepare the skillet-fried corn blend

      • Add Corn, Pablano Pepper, and Cilantro to the skillet
      • Brown for 5-7 minutes
      • Let cool slightly
      • Add to your food processor and emulsify with ½ tbsp of oil
      • Gently stir into the cake mix


      • Preheat the oven to 350
      • Use cooking spray to prepare 2 loaf pans or 2 9-inch rounds
      • Bake for approximately 25-30 minutes
      • Test with a toothpick in the center of the loaf
      • If the toothpick comes out clean, your bread is done
      • Let cool slightly, and serve

      Mix It Up

      Add finely diced jalapeno to the corn saute- and get a little wild!

      Perfect Pairing

      ‘Off the Cob’ goes beautifully with a spicy Chilli and a Cold beer

      Beautiful when you want a savory dessert


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