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Jalapeno Havarti Cornbread

A scrumptious side dish that turns up the heat!

8 to 12
15 min
prep time
20-30 min
cook time


2.5 cups
Black Diamond® Havarti
3.5 cups
Lactantia® 2% Milk
1/4 cup
Duck fat
2 1/4 cup
All Purpose flour
3 1/4 cup
Fine cornmeal
4.5 Tbsp
Baking powder
3/4 cup
Brown sugar
2.5 tsp
Seeded and chopped finely Jalapeno
To taste
Lactantia® Unsalted Butter


  1. Preheat the oven to 400F
  2. Place the duck fat in one 9 x 13 baking dish and place in the oven.
  3. While the duck fat is melting, in a large bowl mix together the flour, cornmeal, baking powder, brown sugar, and salt.
  4. In a separate bowl mix together the Lactantia® 2% milk, eggs and beat together. Add in the jalapeno and 1.5 cups of cheese to the wet mixture.
  5. When the duck fat is melted and hot, remove from the oven.
  6. Mix the wet mixture into the dry mixture, using a whisk. Make sure it is all mixed together evenly.
  7. Pour the mixture into the hot baking pan, sprinkle the remaining one cup of Black Diamond® Havarti cheese over top and bake for 20-30 minutes, until the cornbread is cooked through.
  8. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top and continue baking for 7-10 minutes, until the cornbread is cooked through.
  9. Let cool and serve with Lactantia® Unsalted butter.

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