Poppyseed Corn Muffins with Cheddar

Prep Time:
15 min
Cook Time:
20 min
Total Time:
40 min
12 servings


  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 2 cups White Lily® Enriched Self-Rising White Cornmeal Mix
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds


  1. HEAT oven to 425°F. Spray muffin cups lightly with no-stick cooking spray or use muffin cup liners.
  2. COMBINE cornmeal mix and sugar in large bowl.
  3. WHISK together egg, milk, cheese and oil in small bowl. Add to cornmeal mixture, stirring just until moistened.
  4. FILL muffin cups about 2/3 full using a spoon or scoop. Sprinkle tops with poppy seeds.
  5. BAKE 20 to 25 minutes.


Serving Size (1 muffin of 12), Calories 210 (Calories from Fat 90), Total Fat 10g (Saturated Fat 3g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 30mg, Sodium 490mg, Total Carbohydrate 24g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 3g), Protein 6g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 6%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 10%, Iron 6%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Baking Tip

Fill muffin cups 2/3 to 3/4 full for perfectly shaped muffins, or fill cups full for larger mushroom-shaped, bake-shop-style muffins.

Baking Tip

Bread is done when the loaf sounds hollow when lightly tapped. At that time, remove from the pan immediately and let cool.