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Chipotle Ale Cornbread Muffins

Course: Side Dish | Beer Style: Pepper Beer

Chipotle Ale Cornbread Muffins

Just when you thought cornbread couldn't get any better, Taylor Takes a Taste kicks it up a notch by adding Rogue Chipotle Ale. The hint of heat from the beer is the perfect complement to this hearty dinner standard.

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Prep Time: 15 minutes | Yield: 15

Ingredients

  • 1 cup self rising flour
  • 2 cups self rising cornmeal
  • 1 cup shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp ancho chili powder
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 12 oz chipotle beer

Directions

  1. To make these spicy cornbread muffins, mix all dry ingredients (including cheese).
  2. Add chipotle beer (or other pepper beer) and mix until a sticky dough forms.
  3. Place in a greased muffin tin (filling about half full) and bake for 15 minutes at 375°F.
  4. *Optional step - with 5 minutes of cooking left, you can brush melted butter onto the muffins.
  5. Let cool and enjoy!

Meghan Storey has been lucky enough to work in the world of craft beer since graduating from the University of Mississippi. Now living in Nashville, TN, with her big yellow dog Wally, she loves introducing friends to new craft beer and food pairings. Since beginning work on CraftBeer.com she can be found adding beer to just about everything she cooks.


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