Easy 5 Ingredient Corn Casserole Recipe With Jiffy Mix

This easy 5 ingredient corn casserole recipe is a simple classic and unbelievably comforting baked corn dish that’s a breeze to make, thanks to the convenience of Jiffy mix.

jiffy mix corn casserole

Jiffy Corn Casserole

The creamy texture, mostly savory yet slightly sweet taste makes this cornbread casserole one of my favorite side dishes to serve with oven roasted chicken or grilled meats.

This recipe uses 2 styles of corn, combined with sour cream, butter, and corn muffin mix, and baked until golden.

Getting a warm, filling side dish on the dinner table without a fuss doesn’t get easier than this!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • The ingredients are basic and readily available
  • It’s easy to make
  • Prep time is just 5 minutes
  • It’s a one-dish meal
  • It’s highly customizable
  • And it’s absolutely, deliciously comforting – the perfect fall side dish (or dinner)!
slice of corn casserole with Jiffy mix topped with green onions

Ingredient Notes and Substitutions

Jiffy corn muffin mix: Try using the other cornbread or corn muffin mixes available at your grocery store in place of Jiffy.

Just make sure the package is roughly the same size (around 8.5 ounces) to maintain the proper consistency of the casserole.

Whole kernel corn: If you prefer fresh or frozen corn, you can use them instead of canned whole kernel corn. Use about 1 1/2 cups of fresh or frozen corn kernels.

Cream-style corn: Make it yourself by blending 1 1/2 cups of fresh or frozen corn kernels with a couple of tablespoons of milk or cream until it reaches a creamy consistency.

Unsalted butter: If you only have salted butter, you can use it, but reduce the added salt or omit it entirely.

Sour cream: Greek yogurt or plain yogurt are suitable substitutes for the sour cream in this recipe. It will still provide creaminess to the casserole.

Additional ingredients: Feel free to add extra ingredients like shredded cheddar cheese, diced green chilies, diced onions and green peppers, or chopped jalapenos to enhance the flavor and customize the casserole to your liking.

Seasonings: You can season the casserole to your taste with salt, pepper, garlic powder, or even a pinch of paprika for added flavor.

I love a loaded corn casserole, so I always end up adding almost everything listed above to my casserole mixture.

But you don’t have to, because this is meant to be the easiest creamy corn bake that you’ll ever make!

5 ingredient corn casserole

How To Make Jiffy Corn Casserole: Step by step

Step 1: Preparation
Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish or casserole dish.

Step 2: Mix the Corn Casserole
In a large mixing bowl, combine the drained whole kernel corn, cream-style corn, Jiffy corn muffin mix, melted butter, and sour cream.
Stir the ingredients together until well combined.

Step 3: Seasoning
Season the mixture with salt and pepper to taste.

Step 4: Baking
Pour the mixture into the greased baking dish, spreading it out evenly.
Place the baking dish in the preheated oven.
Bake for 45-50 minutes or until the top is golden brown, and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Step 5: Cool & Serve
Remove the corn casserole from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before serving.

Recipe Tips and Tricks

These simple tips will help you make the best version of this easy corn casserole with Jiffy mix:

Evenly distribute ingredients: When mixing the ingredients, make sure the Jiffy mix, corn, and other components are evenly distributed to ensure a consistent texture, without any lumps.

Greasing the dish: Grease the baking dish thoroughly to prevent sticking and make it easier to serve.

Test for doneness: To check if the casserole is done, insert a toothpick into the center. It should come out clean or with a few moist crumbs, but not wet. Adjust the baking time if needed.

Rest before serving: Allow the casserole to rest for a few minutes after removing it from the oven. This helps it set and makes it easier to slice and scoop out.

Make ahead: Prepare the corn casserole batter in advance and refrigerate it before baking. Just cover it tightly with plastic wrap or foil and bake when you’re ready.

You may need to add a few extra minutes to the baking time if it’s chilled.

slice of creamy corn casserole on a plate

Jiffy Corn Casserole Variations

If you’re looking for ways to spruce up this easy cornbread bake recipe, I have some simple, but delicious ideas for you:

Cheesy corn casserole: Add 1-2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese to the mixture for a cheesy twist. You can also sprinkle some extra cheese on top before baking for a cheesy crust.

Mexican street corn casserole: Combine the flavors of elote by adding crumbled cotija cheese, lime juice, mayonnaise, and chili powder to the corn mixture. Top with extra cotija and fresh cilantro.

Spicy corn casserole: Mix in diced jalapenos or green chilies for a spicy kick. You can use canned diced green chilies or fresh jalapenos, depending on your heat preference.

Crunchy corn casserole: Add a handful of crushed buttery crackers or breadcrumbs on top of the casserole before baking for a delightful crunchy texture.

Salami and onion corn casserole: Cook and crumble 6-8 strips of bacon. Sauté diced onions until translucent. Add the bacon and onions to the corn mixture for a savory and smoky flavor.

Herb-Infused corn casserole: Add fresh or dried herbs like chopped chives, parsley, or thyme to the mixture for a burst of fresh flavor. Dill works well too.

Southwest corn casserole: Add in can of black beans, a can of diced tomatoes with green chilies, and some chili powder for a Tex-Mex twist. Top with chopped fresh cilantro before serving.

Veggie-packed corn casserole: Mix in diced bell peppers, sautéed mushrooms, or even chopped spinach to add extra vegetables and nutrients to the dish.

Sweet corn casserole: For an even sweeter version, stir in a few tablespoons of honey or maple syrup into the mixture. This is a great option for those who enjoy a sweeter side dish.

Storage and Reheating

Allow the casserole to cool to room temperature and cover the baking dish or transfer the casserole to an airtight container. Make sure it’s sealed well before refrigerating for up to 3-4 days.

Reheat single portions at a time if you don’t intend to finish the casserole all at once.

Jiffy Corn Casserole FAQs

Can I freeze corn casserole?

While you can freeze corn casserole, the texture may change slightly upon thawing. Thaw it in the refrigerator before baking as directed in the recipe instructions.

How do I prevent the corn casserole from becoming too dry?

To prevent dryness, make sure not to overbake the casserole. Add extra moisture by sprinkling a little water over the surface of the casserole before reheating.

Easy 5 Ingredient Corn Casserole Recipe With Jiffy Mix

This easy 5 ingredient corn casserole recipe is a simple classic, comforting baked corn dish made with Jiffy mix.

Ingredients

  • 1 can 15.25 oz whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 can 14.75 oz cream-style corn
  • 1 package 8.5 oz Jiffy corn muffin mix
  • 1/2 cup 1 stick unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup sour cream

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the whole kernel corn, cream-style corn, Jiffy corn muffin mix, melted butter, and sour cream. Mix well.
  • Pour the mixture into a greased 9×13 inch baking dish.
  • Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until the top is golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before serving.

This recipe is quick and easy to make, and the Jiffy mix adds a slightly sweet flavor to the dish.

Add some shredded cheese, diced green chilies, sliced spring onions, or chopped jalapenos to the mixture for extra color, flavor, and spice.

Try making it at home with our simple recipe and enjoy this creamy sweetcorn casserole with virtually no effort at all!



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