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What Can I Do To Make Jiffy Cornbread More Moist?

A lot of people ask, what can I do to make Jiffy Cornbread more moist? It’s easy, you can add a few extra ingredients for the perfect moist cornbread. This is a super simple recipe that people love and want to make over and over again.

Can I use Jiffy corn muffin mix to make corn bread? Yes, it works perfectly for an easy, moist, and sweet recipe.

Jiffy Cornbread Recipe

Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix is a wonderful treat. You can make it with or without sugar to get a different flavor.

This really is the best Jiffy cornbread you’ll ever eat. It’s moist, topped with melting butter, and pure perfection.

Cornbread is a delicious side at any meal. If you’re from the South, it’s on the table at most meals. It’s that good. People have told me this is the best cornbread recipe they have ever eaten.

If you love cornbread, try Jiffy Corn Pudding with creamed and whole kernel corn.

Cornbread in a baking dish and a slice on a white plate with butter on top.

I’ve made cornbread plenty of times when it turns out dry and crumbly. There’s nothing worse than spending time baking cornbread only to have it turn out dry.

This semi-homemade boxed recipe, with some added ingredients, is a recipe you are going to want to keep, and you can print it at the bottom of the post.

So, I thought I’d share how to make cornbread moist. Y’all will love these Jiffy Cornbread hacks.

How To Make Jiffy Cornbread More Moist

  1. Add the Jiffy cornbread mix to a bowl.
  2. Add the sour cream, eggs, milk, and oil.
  3. Mix together and bake for 25-30 minutes.

 

Cornbread with melting butter on top

Jiffy Cornbread Ingredients

  • 2 boxes Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix
  • Eggs
  • Milk
  • Sour cream
  • Vegetable oil
  • Sugar (optional)

Full Recipe and printable instructions listed below.

What Can I Do To Make Jiffy Cornbread More Moist?

Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix is a super simple recipe, and adding a few more ingredients will only take a couple of minutes.

And, just by following the Jiffy Cornbread mix directions and adding a few things, you’ll have the best side dish around – and people have been raving about this recipe for a long time!

I also used sugar in this recipe to get a sweeter flavor, because I love sweet cornbread. Mmmm… But, you can leave the sugar out of the recipe and it’s still just as tasty.

Jiffy Cornbread Ingredients help make the easy side dish delicious.

Add two boxes of Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix to a large bowl. 

I used two boxes of Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix to have thicker cornbread. You can use one box, but your cornbread will be thinner. Personally, I like my cornbread thick.

If you use one box, just cut the ingredients in half. I’ve made the cornbread with one box and half of the ingredients and it turned out just as moist.

How do you make Jiffy cornbread moist? It's easy, just add a few ingredients for a sweet, moist, Southern treat.

Add the eggs to the mix. 

One egg (two if doubling the recipe) is already part of the standard Jiffy recipe. The yolks will help add moisture to the mix.

Moist Jiffy Cornbread is an easy and delicious recipe.

Add the milk.

Milk makes everything creamier. I used 2% milk, but you can use skim and it will be just as moist.

Cornbread makes a great side dish for any table.

Add the sour cream. 

Sour cream is going to add a bit of creaminess to the recipe, but y’all are going to love Jiffy cornbread with sour cream. It doesn’t add too much flavor but gives the cornbread a richer taste.

Moist cornbread is a wonderful southern dish.

Add the vegetable oil. 

Vegetable oil is one of the added ingredients that is going to help add more moisture to the cornbread.

Give it all a good stir, until everything is mixed together.

sugar adds a delicious flavor to cornbread

Add the sugar.

Again, adding the sugar is an option. If you don’t add it, it won’t take away from the moisture. The sugar is only going to make it sweet cornbread.

If you decide to add sugar, you can add one or two tablespoons. I put two in this recipe, and it’s not too sweet.

If you decide to add the sugar, just give it a good stir one more time, until the sugar is incorporated.

Adding sugar is something that people have debated about for a long time, so I will leave it up to you.

And, with or without the sugar, it’s still the best southern cornbread recipe. I promise.

Moist Jiffy Cornbread is an easy recipe that is the perfect side dish for any meal.

Pour the Jiffy cornbread mixture into the baking dish and bake for 25-30 minutes.

Place the cornbread in the oven for 25-30 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean. If you don’t have a cake tester, you can use a thin knife.

You can also bake the cornbread in a cast-iron skillet, which is oven safe.

What Can I Do To Make Jiffy Cornbread More Moist? By just adding a few extra ingredients, you can make a moist and delicious cornbread recipe. It's easy and delicious.

Add a little butter to the top and you’ve got a delicious side dish that works at just about any meal.

The kids really loved this version of cornbread. My younger son asked for seconds and wanted it with the butter on top. Usually, when the kids ask for seconds, it’s a stamp of approval.

You can make cornbread muffins with this recipe, add it to your baking dish, or even cook it in a cast iron skillet.

Is Jiffy Cornbread gluten free?

No, the ingredients in the box include wheat flour, which is not gluten-free.

Can I Reheat Cornbread?

Yes, you can reheat it in a couple of different ways. If you reheat it in the oven, turn it on 350-degrees and cover it with some tinfoil so it doesn’t get too brown on top and bake for about 10 minutes. Once you remove it from the oven, top with butter to keep it moist.

If you add it to the microwave to reheat the cornbread, place a paper towel over the top and heat for about 30-seconds for one piece. Again, add some butter to the top, or slice it open to add some, and that will keep it moist.

Butter melting on top of a slice of Jiffy Cornbread

Cornbread pairs well with:

Yield: 16 pieces

What Can I Do To Make Jiffy Cornbread More Moist?

Cornbread with melted butter on a brown plate

Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix is a wonderful treat. Cornbread is a delicious side at any meal. If you're from the South, it's on the table at most meals. It's that good. But, I've made it plenty of times when it turns out dry and crumbly. There's nothing worse than spending time baking cornbread only to have it turn out dry. This recipe solves that. You'll have the most moist Jiffy Cornbread around.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 - 8.5 oz. boxes Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar (optional)

Instructions

Preheat oven to 400-degrees.

  1. Add the Jiffy Corn Muffin Mixes to a large bowl.
  2. Add the eggs, milk, sour cream, vegetable oil, and sugar.
  3. Mix all of the ingredients together.
  4. Pour into a greased 9" x 9" casserole dish.
  5. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until cake tester comes out clean.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

16 pieces

Serving Size:

1 piece

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 231Total Fat: 14.2gSaturated Fat: 5.1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 32mgSodium: 290mgCarbohydrates: 22.6gFiber: 0.8gSugar: 6.1gProtein: 3.1g

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LWynn

Wednesday 28th of October 2020

This was still a little wet after 4 extra minutes. I think I’ll use less sour cream next time

Sheila Norris

Sunday 18th of October 2020

Can you freeze leftovers? I've made it twice, its THE BEST Cornbread. Thank you for sharing.

Julie Pollitt

Monday 19th of October 2020

Hi Sheila, yes, you can freeze the leftovers! Enjoy!

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Thursday 15th of October 2020

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Harriet

Monday 12th of October 2020

Question: I have never made cornbread before..I was invited to a Seafood Celebration for a 70th birthday ..I asked what to bring...cornbread...yikes...found your recipe..😊. Probably less than 20 adults...I will make this. Doubling the recipe..two boxes...that seems a lot to put in a 8 by 8 pan..?? I thought about a 9 by 13 pan????? Should I also make another half recipe??? Will reheat at party so I don't plan an to put butter on top at home...?? Just after we reheat it?? Looking for some help and anwsers...thank you! ☺

Julie Pollitt

Tuesday 13th of October 2020

Hi Harriett! You can bake it in a 9X13 pan, and that will work perfectly. You might want to make another half recipe if there are going to be 20 people. It's a great recipe, so people might want more than one piece.

You can add butter on top after you reheat it, that's totally fine.

Hope you love it!!

malinda bazemore

Thursday 1st of October 2020

Made this tonight just wonderful love it .I was ready to give up on trying to find a good simple jiffy cornbread recipe...well lets just say the search is over it a keeper . I made this with chilli tonight =) thanks

Julie Pollitt

Friday 2nd of October 2020

Yay! I love to hear that. Thanks for sharing, Malinda!