Ingredients

Corn Bread

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Mac & Cheese

  • 1/2 pound macaroni, cooked
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Steps

Corn Bread

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large oven-safe bowl, add melted butter and sugar.
  3. Whisk until combined.
  4. Add eggs and milk.
  5. Add flour, cornmeal, baking powder and salt.
  6. Whisk until smooth.
  7. Bake 20 to 25 minutes until golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Let cool.
  8. Using a paring knife, cut a large hole in the center of your cornbread, leaving about a 1-inch rim around the edge.
  9. Scoop out the center.
  10. Add macaroni to the center of the cornbread bowl.
  11. Serve with ribs, barbecue sauce and jalapeños.

Mac & Cheese

  1. Heat a large pot over medium heat.
  2. Add butter and melt.
  3. Whisk in flour until a thick paste forms.
  4. Slowly whisk in milk, 1 cup of cheese and salt.
  5. Bring to a low simmer and allow sauce to thicken.
  6. Add cooked macaroni and remaining cup of cheese. Stir until cheese is melted.