Boston Market cornbread is a wonderfully fluffy and sweet cornbread. You may wonder if it is a cake or is it cornbread? Well, I am here to tell you, the Boston Market cornbread is both. This Boston market sweet cornbread will go very quickly when served.
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Copycat Boston Market Cornbread
Hands down. this is my favorite way to make cornbread. The Boston Market Cornbread is a sweet cornbread that always gets eaten up when it is served. The first time I brought this to a family dinner it was eaten up in a hot minute.
This recipe is not from scratch. Over the years I have never been able to recreate this unique flavor from scratch. Boxed mixes provide the base of this recipe.
For this recipe, Jiffy cornbread and cake mix are used. I have found Jiffy mix to be available at most grocery stores. I always pick up a few extra during the holidays as they are always on sale then.
Is Boston Market Cornbread Gluten Free?
It is not gluten free. You can make gluten-free cornbread, but this is not the recipe you should use, the golden cake mix contains flour.
Boston Market Cornbread Ingredients
Here’s a list of what you need:
- Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix
- Jiffy Golden Yellow Cake Mix
- Large Eggs
How to Make Boston Market Cornbread
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
- Mix both boxes according to package directions and combine the batters in a large bowl.
- Alternatively, you can place all ingredients in a large bowl and mix until combined.
- Fill an 8 x 8-inch prepared baking dish with the batter.
- Bake at 350 degrees for approximately 30 minutes or until the top is golden brown. You can test for doneness by inserting a toothpick to the center of the cornbread, and if it comes out clean, it is done. If not, cook for an additional 2 to 3 minutes and test again.
Boston Market Cornbread Recipe Variation
13 x 9-inch pan
- Use 2 boxes Jiffy mix cornbread mix and 1 box (15.25 ounces) yellow cake mix.
- There may be additional ingredients needed. Check the yellow cake mix package.
- Use the deepest pan that you have and fill the pan only 3/4 of the way full. If you do not do this, it may over-fill the pan.
- You may also want to pour the batter into mini loaf pans for a more authentic restaurant experience. You could also pour the batter into cupcake pans or muffin pans.
- You can test for doneness by inserting a toothpick to the center of the cornbread, and if it comes out clean, it is done. If not, cook for an additional 2 to 3 minutes and test again.
This makes sweet cornbread with a cake-like texture. If you have never tried this, it is lighter and sweeter than typical southern cornbread.
How to serve this Boston Market Style Cornbread
I like to serve this with plenty of softened butter while it is still warm. You could make this in muffin cups if you want, they will take about 19 to 20 minutes to bake. This is the best copycat recipe for Boston Market cornbread around!
How to store leftover cornbread
Store any amount of this leftover cornbread in an airtight container at room temperature. It will last for two or three days.
I hope you give this amazing recipe a try! This was one of my first copycat recipes, and I make it every year during the holidays. Everyone loves this sweet cornbread.
Love Boston Market? Try these copycat recipes!
- Boston Market Meatloaf
- Boston Market Creamed Spinach
- Boston Market Sweet Potato Casserole
- Boston Market Macaroni and Cheese
- Garlic Dill New Potatoes
- Boston Market Squash Casserole
More Cornbread Recipes
- Black Eye Pea Cornbread
- Cornbread Dressing
- Cornbread Recipe with Sour Cream
- Jiffy Jalapeno Cornbread with Cream Style Corn
- Luby’s Jalapeno Cornbread
- Mexican Cornbread Casserole
Boston Market Cornbread
- 1 8.5 ounce box Jiffy Cornbread Mix
- 1 9.0 ounce box Jiffy Yellow Cake Mix
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/3 cup milk
- 2 eggs
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
- Mix both boxes according to directions, and combine the batter. I generally use a large mixing bowl, and add both boxes together, and add the other ingredients all at once.
- Fill an 8 x 8-inch pan with the batter.
- Bake at 350 degrees for approximately 30 minutes.