Easy Pear & Cheddar Cheese Cornbread


By Lori Taylor

This is the very best cornbread you will ever taste and so easy, too! Perfect with a pot of soup or stew.

Easy Pear & Cheddar Cheese Cornbread

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Course: Side Dishes
Cuisine: Kid-Friendly, Vegetarian
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 8 people



  • 1-1/2 cups cornbread mix
  • 1/2 box yellow cake mix
  • 1-1/4 cups water
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 2 egg
  • 1 pear ripe Concorde or Bartlet pear (peeled, cored, & diced)
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese (grated)

Honey Whipped Butter

  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/4 cup honey



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In large mixing bowl of electric mixer combine cornbread mix, yellow cake mix, water, oil, eggs at medium speed for two minutes. By hand fold in pears and cheddar cheese. Pour batter into a greased 10 to 12-inch cast iron skillet pan or baking pan.
  • Bake approximately 35-40 minutes, or until done.
  • Serve with honey whipped butter.

Honey Whipped Butter

  • With electric mixer, beat together butter and honey. Beat until well combined.


Recipe provided by Sage Fruit


Lori Taylor

Author: Lori Taylor

Lori Taylor is the Founder & CEO of The Produce Moms. For ten years she sold fresh produce to over 300 grocery stores throughout the United States, and today she is fully focused on working with the produce supply chain, media, and government to increase fresh produce access & consumption in the US and around the globe. Connect with Lori on LinkedIn.

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