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pan de elote

Receta de Pan De Elote

Cornbread is a staple in many cultures, but Mexican cornbread stands out for its rich blend of flavors and textures. But what’s the secret behind its distinct taste? Unlike traditional cornbread, the Mexican variant incorporates ingredients like jalapenos, cheese, and sometimes meat. These add-ons transform the humble cornbread into a flavorful side dish or even a standalone snack.

  • Total Time: 40 minutes


  • Cornmeal – 1 cup (240 ml)

  • All-purpose flour – 1 cup (240 ml)

  • Baking powder – 2 tsp (10 ml)

  • Sugar – 2 tbsp (30 ml)
  • Salt – 1 tsp (5 ml)
  • Milk – 1 cup (240 ml)

  • Eggs – 2 large

  • Butter (melted) – 1/2 cup (120 ml
  • Jalapeños (chopped) – 2
  • Cheddar cheese (grated) – 1 cup (240 ml)


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk milk, eggs, and melted butter.
  4. Gradually mix wet ingredients with the dry ones.
  5. Fold in jalapeños and cheese.
  6. Pour the batter into a greased baking dish.
  7. Bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  8. Let it cool slightly before serving.
  • Author: WCC
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes

Keywords: pan de elote, mexican cornbread