Healthy Baking Guide

Baking can be very rewarding—especially when the fruits of your labor turn out healthy and delicious. Browse through our best techniques and recipes to start your delectable baking adventure.

Corn Muffin Recipes

A favorite accompaniment to a hearty bowl of chili, these aren't the corn muffins you thought you knew.

Healthy Corn Muffins
Photo: Johnny Autry

Healthy Corn Muffins

The trick with corn muffins is the cornmeal to flour ratio, so you have just enough of the former to hearty-up the texture and enough flour and leavening to avoid doorstop density. Flour lends tender structure. Once you master a basic formula, though, you can have fun playing around with flavor variations, as we did here. The base lends itself to sweet or savory directions. Parmesan-chive or bacon-cheddar muffins can be a great pairing with soup or chili, while lightly sweetened raspberry muffins make a great breakfast.

First up, Parmesan Corn Muffins.

Real imported Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese is worth the splurge since it tastes best.

View Recipe: Parmesan Corn Muffins

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