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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.

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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APG

Thursday 13th of August 2020

I used your tweaks to this Jiffy recipe and it made a world of difference! I had no sour cream, so substituted Oikos Triple Zero Vanilla Greek Yogurt. My family said it was the best corn bread ever! I made the two boxes to go with chili for dinner and hoped there would be some left to go with my coffee in the morning, but the pan was empty before it was time for bed! This is the only way I will make cornbread from now on. I will try with the sour cream, but don't hesitate to substitute yogurt, if that is what you have available.

Marfa

Monday 10th of August 2020

Jiffy cornbread has its own website! ➡ https://store.jiffymix.com I have ordered mine online because it is so hard to find in my area. It is fun to support a one-family-owned business like Jiffy. Their baking mix (like Bisquik) is great for easy light biscuits - just add water! Luv your recipes, here! Photos are very helpful! Thanks! 👍😊

Julie Pollitt

Monday 10th of August 2020

Thanks so much! It is great to support them, for sure!

Rhonda

Saturday 8th of August 2020

The first time I made cornbread for my husband, he spit it out! Turns out that he grew up on sweet Jiffy cornbread and I grew up on savory Southern cornbread! So after that, I just used Jiffy even though I sometimes crave the less-sweet cornbread that I ate as a child. Tonight I’m trying this recipe because I plan on topping it with sweetened strawberries for dessert. Can’t wait to see how my husband likes it. FYI: he’s not a jerk, he just thought I made a newlywed mistake with the cornbread because it wasn’t sweet!

Julie Pollitt

Sunday 9th of August 2020

Too funny, Rhonda! Let us know how he likes it.

Trish

Wednesday 5th of August 2020

I always put 2 or 3 yellow squash grated in mine. I use 6 pkgs. Jiff as above, PLUS the squash! Bake in 13 x 18 pan or 9 x 13. My grandkids think it’s CAKE! They Don’t know about the squash!

Julie Pollitt

Wednesday 5th of August 2020

Sounds great! That's funny the grandkids don't know. But, what a great way to get those veggies in there.

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