Jalapeno Cornbread Doughnuts

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I love taking your run-of-the-mill recipes and transforming them into something completely different – like these jalapeno cornbread DOUGHNUTS!

Yes, you read that title correctly. These delicious cornbread doughnuts are spiked with jalapenos to give them a nice kick of heat.

As an added bonus, they are totally dippale which makes them the perfect accompaniment for chilis, soups and more!

But even if you don’t have a chili, you can still dip ’em in something delicious! I made a quick lime sour cream side dip – just in case.

I mean seriously, why aren’t these a thing everywhere!?

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Jalapeno Cornbread Doughnuts

The Starving Chef
These delicious cornbread doughnuts are spiked with jalapenos to give them a nice kick of heat.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Snack
Servings 12 donuts

Ingredients
  

  • 1 box Jiffy cornbread mix
  • 4 tablespoons butter melted
  • ¼ cup flour
  • cup milk
  • ½ cup roasted corn drained
  • 1 jalapeno finely diced
  • 4 tablespoons butter sliced

FOR SOUR LIME CREMA:

  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 F. In a small skillet over medium high heat, melt 1/2 stick of butter until it is frothy and just beginning to brown. Set aside to cool.
  • Meanwhile, stir together the Jiffy mix, flour, milk, roasted corn and jalapeno until a thick batter forms. Stir in the melted butter.
  • Transfer the batter to a large/gallon baggie or piping bag. Snip the tip of the bag and pipe the batter into doughnut tin or silicone doughnut mold.
  • Place the sliced butter around the edges of the batter, about 1-2 pats per doughnut. Bake for 15-20 minutes until the doughnuts are golden brown. Let cool in the tin for at least 15-20 minutes before turning out the doughnuts.
  • In a small bowl, combine 1/2 cup sour cream with 1 tablespoon lime juice for a tangy dip. Serve on the side of cornbread donuts at room temperature. The cornbread will set as it cools. Enjoy!
Keyword corn, corn bread, donut, jalapeno
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