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Mexican Street Corn Spoon Bread

A twist on a classic, this Mexican Street Corn Spoon Bread is a mash up of two of my favorite recipes: Mexican street corn and creamy corn casserole! A baked corn pudding texture with all the flavors and spices found in elote! 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: Christmas, cinco de mayo, quick and easy side dish, winter
Servings: 16 people
Calories: 255kcal
Author: Jennifer Debth


  • 8 oz block cream cheese room temperature
  • 1/4 cup  unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sour cream room temperature
  • 1/2 cup mayo room temperature
  • large eggs room temperature
  • 1/2 cup half and half room temperature
  • 14.4 oz bag frozen corn
  • 14.75 oz can creamed corn
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta or cotija
  • 8.5 oz box jiffy cornbread mix
  • tablespoons  granulated sugar
  • teaspoons chili powder
  • teaspoons  smoked paprika
  • teaspoons  garlic powder
  • teaspoons  cumin
  • teaspoons  salt more or less to taste
  • teaspoon  freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2  teaspoon  cayenne optional - omit if you don’t like spice
  • Lime juice for serving
  • Chopped cilantro for serving
  • Chopped green onion for serving
  • Crumbled cotija or feta, for serving


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and grease a 9x13” baking pan with cooking spray.
  • Place cream cheese, butter, sour cream, mayo, eggs, and half and half into a large bowl.
  • Beat together, using a hand mixer, until fully incorporated.
  • Stir in frozen corn, creamed corn, feta, cornbread mix, sugar, chili powder, smoked paprika, garlic powder, cumin, salt, pepper, and cayenne.
  • Pour into prepared pan and bake until the mixture has set, about 45-60 minutes.
  • Serve with plenty of fresh lime juice, cilantro, green onion, and cotija!



Calories: 255kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 612mg | Potassium: 230mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 790IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 2mg