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Slice of moist Jiffy Cornbread on a spatula
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Secret Ingredient Jiffy Cornbread

Jazz up a simple Jiffy Cornbread mix to make a moist, flavorful and fluffy homemade cornbread. It's an irresistible and easy side dish that pairs perfectly with any Southern supper!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Southern
Keyword easy cornbread recipe, jiffy cornbread, sweet cornbread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 9 servings
Calories 191.9kcal
Author Blair Lonergan


  • 1 (8.5 oz) small box Jiffy cornbread mix
  • 6 ounces (about ¾ cup) cottage cheese
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup very finely-diced yellow summer squash (approximately 1 small squash)
  • ½ stick (4 tablespoons) butter, melted


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Spray an 8-inch x 8-inch square baking dish with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, mix together cornbread mix, cottage cheese, salt, and eggs. Stir in diced squash.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan. Pour melted butter over the batter.
  • Bake for approximately 25-30 minutes, or until golden brown and cooked through.


Serving: 1/9 of the cornbread | Calories: 191.9kcal | Carbohydrates: 8.8g | Protein: 27.3g | Fat: 18.1g | Saturated Fat: 7.6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 411.9mg | Sodium: 1064.4mg | Potassium: 443.6mg | Fiber: 0.8g | Sugar: 5.9g