Strawberry Mint Corn Bread

A few weeks ago I shared this delicious recipe over at Katherine Martinelli’s lovely blog!  If you have not stopped by her site, you are truly missing out!  She shares some wonderful recipes, and her photography is beyond beautiful!

Corn bread is a weakness for me, but I don’t eat it enough for sure.  My hubby is weird, and doesn’t like corn bread-corn flour-corn cake…….you get the picture.  When I made this recipe, I wanted to add in anything you can find at a farmers market.  So this recipe is truly versatile, have fun and make it your own.  Now that blueberries are coming in season…..OR wait….blackberries…..either would be fantastic in the recipe!

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Yields 8-10

Strawberry Mint Corn Bread

15 minsPrep Time

30 minsCook Time

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2 cups corn flour
1 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup pure cane sugar
1 tsp salt
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
2 cups almond milk
2 eggs
1 stick butter, melted
2 cups strawberries, roughly chopped
2 Tbsp mint, chopped finely
1 Tbsp jalapeno, diced
1 ear of corn taken off cob


Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease a 9 x 9 pan, or you could use a large cast iron pan.

In a medium bowl, mix together corn flour, all purpose flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda.

In a separate medium bowl, mix in sugar, almond milk, eggs, and melted butter. Pour wet ingredients into flour mixture and mix well. Add in strawberries, corn, mint, and jalapenos.

Pour in pan, and bake for 25-30 minutes depending on oven.




So here is the big question!  Do you love corn flour, corn bread, corn cake as much as I do?  What is your favorite way to eat corn flour treats?  All this corn talk makes me want some of my mom’s delicious corn fritters…..hmmmmm, YUM!

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  • I saw this at Katherine's and loved the idea. Now that you mention blackberries, I'm even more compelled to try this with the fresh berries in my fridge, begging to be eaten! :)
  • SarahP
    That is a SCREAMING great idea for corn bread!!!  I have a recipe for Strawberry Salsa ( ), but it has never crossed my mind to put those ingredients into corn bread.  AWESOME!!!  TRULY AWESOME!!
  • FiSh SzeHui
    oh that's stuffed with goodness! :D so delicious and healthy Latest: Moroccan Buffet
  • Strawberry and mint! What a fabulous twist to cornbread! LOVE it! 
  • Katherine Martinelli
    I am still so enamored with this bread and can't wait to give it a try :-) Thanks Terra!!
  • diabeticFoodie
    What a great idea! I once had a strawberry shortcake where the "cake" was more like corn bread and it was delicious.
  • [email protected] and Biscuits
    The is creativity with a capital C!  Nicely done!  :)
  • OH!!!! I gotta try putting fruit in cornbread! Looks great
  • I absolutely love corn bread and corn cake too. I would never have thought to put strawberries in the mix. What a wonderful idea! I just used all my strawberries to make jam yesterday, so now I have a great reason to go buy some more tomorrow :-)
  • Sweet or savory, corn bread is one of my favorites. Thanks for the recipe. Heading over to vote...:)
  • fun recipe fresh flavors 
  • Wowsa!  I cannot believe that I have never have corn bread with fruit in it before, which is nuts because my favorite corn bread is the sweet kind :)  Totally gotta have this
  • I saw this recipe my friend, it was absolutely fantastic - a sweet twist on cornbread is genius :D Cheers CCU
  • I do love corn bread...I like it with some hot peppers and cheese or plain with butter and maple syrup or...well, I just like it! Can I just say this? You are too cute. That is all. :)
  • The Café Sucré Farine
    Terra, this looks so beautiful and a deliciously unique sounding combination! What a great side for a summer barbecue!
  • Terra, this looks so beautiful and a deliciously unique sounding combination! What a great side for a summer barbecue!
  • I don´t agree with your husband, jaja! This cornbread is incredible, sweet and spicy, so intriguing! 
  • kitchenriffs
    I saw this over at Katherine's - really creative recipe! And no, I didn't know that you contributed to Queen City Exclusive - I'll definitely give them a vote!   Thanks for this.
  • What a great spin on the traditional corn bread.  I love corn bread but I have never actually flavoured it or added additional ingredients like these.  Great recipe Terra xx
  • justonecookbook
    Yes I saw this at Katherine's blog and that I realized that you weren't posting at the same time back then.  This is such a wonderful cornbread, and no one or at least I never expected to see strawberries in cornbread!  LOVE THE IDEA!!!!
  • Simone
    O I love cornbread and it is so easy to make in a skillet. Love the look of this one!