Cornbread and Chorizo 'Cake'
Cornbread and Chorizo 'Cake'

Cornbread and Chorizo 'Cake'

1 Hr(s) 15 Min(s)
30 Min(s) Prep
45 Min(s) Cook
Don't get confused when you read 'chorizo cake.' Simply try our savory twist on chorizo cake. Bake cheesy chorizo between layers of cornbread in our Cornbread and Chorizo 'Cake' and get a tasty layered dish similar to shepherd's pie.
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12 servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings
3/4 lb. Mexican chorizo
3/4 cup each chopped green and red bell peppers
5 Tbsp. butter, melted, divided
1 Tbsp. flour
2 pkg. (8.5 oz. each) corn muffin mix
2 eggs
1 fresh jalapeño pepper, seeded, finely chopped
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350ºF.
Cook chorizo and bell peppers in large skillet until chorizo is done, stirring frequently. Drain chorizo mixture; return to skillet. Stir in cheese; set aside.
Brush inside of 12-cup fluted tube pan or 10-inch tube pan with 1 Tbsp. butter. Add flour; shake pan to evenly coat inside of pan with flour. Invert pan, then tap bottom and side of pan to remove any excess flour.
Empty muffin mixes into large bowl. Add eggs, peppers, 1 cup sour cream and remaining butter; stir just until blended. Spoon half the batter into prepared pan. Use back of spoon to evenly spread batter onto bottom of pan, then drag tip of spoon around center of batter to make shallow well. Spoon chorizo mixture into well. Cover with remaining batter, spreading batter to sides of pan to completely cover chorizo mixture.
Bake 40 to 45 min. or until toothpick inserted near center of 'cake' comes out clean. Cool cake in pan 10 min. Loosen cake from sides of pan with knife. Invert onto serving plate; gently remove pan.
Spoon remaining sour cream into resealable plastic bag. Cut small piece off one bottom corner of bag; use to drizzle sour cream over cake. Serve warm.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Serving Suggestion
Serve with a fresh green salad and/or your favorite hot steamed fresh vegetable to round out the meal.
Tip 2
Special Extra
Sprinkle with chopped fresh chives or cilantro before serving.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.00g
Saturated Fat 8.00g
Trans Fat 0.00g
Cholesterol 75.00mg
Sodium 410.00mg
Total Carbohydrates 33.00g
Dietary Fibers 0.7313g
Sugars 8.00g
Protein 7.00g
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
12 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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