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Broccoli Cheddar Cornbread Muffins

Sneak some extra veggies into these easy Broccoli Cheddar Cornbread Muffins! With just a hint of sweetness and a little bit of cheesiness, these cornbread muffins will soon be a new kid-favorite in your household. Freeze extra to have on hand for a quick lunchbox addition or dinner pairing.

Nutrition Tip: Calcium, magnesium, zinc, and phosphorus are minerals that play an important role in maintaining healthy bones. Broccoli contains all four of these nutrients!

Broccoli Cheddar Cornbread Muffins

Broccoli Cheddar Cornbread Muffins

Sneak some extra veggies into these easy Broccoli Cheddar Cornbread Muffins!

Yield: 12 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes


  • 1 1/2 cup white whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup 1% milk
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, butter
  • 1 cup finely chopped steamed broccoli
  • 3/4 cups shredded lowfat Cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray muffin pan with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside
  2. Mix flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder and salt together in large bowl. Whisk in eggs, milk and melted butter. Fold in broccoli and cheese.
  3. Spoon into prepared muffin cups, filling ¾ full. Bake 13-15 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  4. Let cool 1 minute, then remove from pan to cool completely.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 181Total Fat: 6gCholesterol: 45mgSodium: 75mgCarbohydrates: 26gFiber: 2gSugar: 10gProtein: 6g

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Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

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