These sweet corn muffins are tender, delicious and oh-so simple to make! They come together in less than an hour and contain a whole lot of natural sweetness, making them the most perfect breakfast, morning or afternoon tea treat. Serve them warm, drizzled with extra honey and a slather of melted butter for something really delicious.

Sweet Corn Muffins are easy, delicious and so simple to make.

Thalia Ho

Things You'll Need


Step 1: Prepare and Preheat

Preheat the oven to 350 Fahrenheit / 180 Celsius. Line a 12-cup muffin pan with paper liners, or grease the cups well with either melted butter or a neutral oil.

Line a 12-hole muffin tray with paper liners.

Thalia Ho


Step 2: Whisk the Dry Ingredients

In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, cornmeal, baking powder and salt. Set the bowl aside.

Whisk the dry ingredients until they are evenly combined.

Thalia Ho


Step 3: Cream the Butter, Sugar and Eggs

In a stand mixer set on medium speed and fitted with the paddle attachment, or with handheld electric beaters, cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy, 4 minutes. Then, add in the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Pause mixing as needed to scrape down the bottom and sides of the bowl.

Add the eggs, one at a time, to the fluffy butter mixture.

Thalia Ho


Step 4: Add the Flavorings

Beat the honey, vanilla bean extract and cinnamon (if using) into the beating butter mixture. Continue to beat until well combined.

Mix in the honey, vanilla and cinnamon.

Thalia Ho


Step 5: Whisk the Liquid Ingredients

Meanwhile, whisk the yogurt and sweet corn puree together in a medium-sized bowl.

Whisk the yogurt and sweet corn puree together until they are evenly combined.

Thalia Ho


Step 6: Add in the Liquid and Dry Ingredients

Lower the mixer speed and add in all of the liquid ingredients. Then, add in all of the dry ingredients. Mix until all of the ingredients have just combined throughout the batter. Remove the bowl from the stand mixer and finish mixing by hand with a rubber spatula to form a smooth and uniform batter.

Add the dry ingredients into the batter after the liquid ingredients.

Thalia Ho


Step 7: Divide the Batter Between the Liners

Divide the batter between the prepared muffin liners. Make sure to fill them no more than 2/3 of the way full. Sprinkle each of the muffin tops with about a teaspoon of raw sugar.

Sprinkle about a teaspoon of raw sugar on top of each muffin.

Thalia Ho


Step 8: Bake

Bake until the muffins are golden and spring back to the touch, about 25 to 30 minutes. Let them cool in the pan for 15 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack to let cool completely.

Transfer the golden brown muffins to a wire rack to cool completely.

Thalia Ho


Step 9: Serve and Store

Serve the sweet corn muffins warm with a pat of butter, a drizzle of honey and a sprinkling of flaked sea salt, if desired.

The muffins are best served warm with a little pat of  butter.

Thalia Ho

The muffins are best eaten warm and fresh the day of making but can be stored at room temperature for up to three days. You can also freeze the muffins in an airtight container for up to two months. Reheat when needed!

These Sweet Corn Muffins make for the most delicious breakfast treat!

Thalia Ho