6 Ingredient Jiffy Corn Casserole Recipe {Quick, Easy, Creamy} - Key To My Lime (2024)

Jump to Recipe

This is the ultimate Jiffy corn casserole! It’s quick, easy, and it’s made with only 6 ingredients, but it still has all the delicious creamy flavor you’d expect from an old-fashioned creamed corn casserole.

Old-Fashioned Creamed Corn Casserole

If you’re craving that quintessential cornbread flavor, but are searching for something to switch it up, this Jiffy corn casserole is melt in your mouth good.

(If you’re looking for a classic cornbread recipe, be sure to check out our reader favorite How To Make Jiffy Cornbread Better recipe.)

OK, maybe this isn’t technically new, since it’s an old-fashioned recipe, but if it’s new to you, you have to try it. Trust me. It’s so easy (like literally the easiest casserole ever), and it’s so incredibly delicious.

I know this is meant to be a side dish, but I mean, I could just eat it as a meal if no one was looking.

6 Ingredient Jiffy Corn Casserole Recipe {Quick, Easy, Creamy} - Key To My Lime (1)

Feel free to double this recipe and bake it in a 9 x 13 casserole dish. In fact, you might want to go ahead and do that, because this recipe will quickly become a family favorite that has everyone asking for seconds.

6 Ingredient Jiffy Corn Casserole Recipe {Quick, Easy, Creamy} - Key To My Lime (2)


This super simple recipe has all the homemade flavor, but it only needs 6 ingredients. You’ll need Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix, an egg, canned cream style corn, canned whole kernel corn, melted butter, and sour cream.

6 Ingredient Jiffy Corn Casserole Recipe {Quick, Easy, Creamy} - Key To My Lime (3)

How To Make Corn Casserole With Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix

Honestly, this is probably one of the easiest recipes you’ll ever make. It’s basically a dump, stir, and bake recipe.

Start by whisking the egg in a large mixing bowl, then add in the cream style corn, whole kernel corn, sour cream, and melted butter. (See the recipe card below for the full printable instructions.)

Gently mix in the Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix (you don’t want to overmix it), then pour the batter into a greased baking dish.

6 Ingredient Jiffy Corn Casserole Recipe {Quick, Easy, Creamy} - Key To My Lime (5)

Bake the corn casserole until the edges are golden brown and the center is no longer jiggly. See the recipe card below for the full written instructions, including ingredient amounts, cooking times, and helpful tips, etc.

6 Ingredient Jiffy Corn Casserole Recipe {Quick, Easy, Creamy} - Key To My Lime (6)

Make Ahead Instructions

This is a wonderful make ahead recipe for the holidays!

All you have to do is prepare the casserole as instructed and pour it into the greased casserole dish. Tightly cover the baking dish with plastic wrap and store it in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours.

When you’re ready to cook it, let it rest at room temperature for 30 minutes before following the baking instructions in the recipe card below.

6 Ingredient Jiffy Corn Casserole Recipe {Quick, Easy, Creamy} - Key To My Lime (7)

Optional Add-Ins

The most popular addition is to add a layer of freshly shredded cheddar cheese on top.

There are two other ways you can play with the flavors of this side dish – meat and vegetables.

Meat: Some cooked bacon, browned sausage crumbles, cooked ground beef, or sliced deli ham would all be wonderful in this recipe.

Vegetables: Diced sautéed jalapeños, diced sautéed onion, and canned green chilies would all be delicious additions to this casserole.

6 Ingredient Jiffy Corn Casserole Recipe {Quick, Easy, Creamy} - Key To My Lime (8)

What To Serve It With

This recipe can go one of two directions. It can be the perfect side dish for Thanksgiving or for Christmas, but it can also be a wonderful side for a family dinner throughout the year.

If you’re serving it for the holidays, it would be amazing with a roast turkey or our super popular Copycat Honey Baked Ham Recipe. Try serving it alongside some mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce, and a green bean casserole.

If you’re serving this for a family dinner during the year, try pairing it with one of your favorite chicken recipes, some classic Chili Con Carne, or Cream Cheese Chicken Chili. It’s also really delicious with Mexican-inspired and Mexican recipes.

Some of my favorite recipes to pair it with are:

  • Taco Salad
  • Enchilada Chicken Stuffed Peppers
  • Mexican Picadillo Con Papas
  • Cilantro Lime Chicken
  • Chicken Fajita Casserole

Keep In Touch

I’d love to hear what you thought of this recipe in the comments or on Instagram!@KeyToMyLime#KeyToMyLime

Click here to pin this recipe for later!

6 Ingredient Jiffy Corn Casserole Recipe {Quick, Easy, Creamy} - Key To My Lime (9)

Jiffy Cornbread Recipes

Be sure to check out the rest of our Jiffy cornbread hacks! Some of my favorite recipes that use Jiffy mix are:

  • How To Make Jiffy Cornbread Better
  • Jiffy Cornbread with Creamed Corn
  • Jiffy Mexican Cornbread (Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread)
  • Jiffy Cornbread Dressing
  • Mexican Cornbread Casserole

Side Dishes

If you like this recipe, be sure to check out our entire side dish recipe section! Some reader favorites are:

  • Green Bean Casserole
  • Hamburger Potato Casserole
  • Roasted Baby Potatoes
  • Southern Green Beans
  • Honey Glazed Carrots

Yield: 6 servings

6 Ingredient Jiffy Corn Casserole Recipe {Quick, Easy, Creamy} - Key To My Lime (10)

The ultimate Jiffy corn casserole! Only 6 ingredients, and all the creamy flavor you’d expect from an old-fashioned creamed corn casserole.

Prep Time5 minutes

Cook Time40 minutes

Total Time45 minutes


  • 1 egg
  • 1 (14.75 ounce) can cream style corn
  • 1 (15.25 ounce) can whole kernel corn
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup butter (melted)
  • 1 (8.5 ounce) box Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F (176 C). Lightly grease an 8 x 8 baking dish.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk the egg. Add in the cream style corn, whole kernel corn, sour cream, and melted butter. Mix to combine. Stir in the Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix, but don’t overmix it. Pour the batter into the greased baking dish.
  3. Bake the casserole for about 45 minutes (or until the edges are golden brown and the center is no longer jiggly).

Nutrition Information:

Serving Size:

Amount Per Serving:Calories: 382Total Fat: 18.1gCarbohydrates: 52.8gFiber: 3.3gSugar: 13.9gProtein: 6.5g

Nutrition information isn’t always accurate.


Tag@KeyToMyLimeon Instagram so we can see your delicious meal!

If you’re looking for the world’s easiest holiday side dish, this Jiffy corn casserole is the recipe for you!

6 Ingredient Jiffy Corn Casserole Recipe {Quick, Easy, Creamy} - Key To My Lime (2024)


What is the difference between corn casserole and cornbread? ›

Corn casserole is a dish that mixes cornbread with whole kernel corn, sour cream, butter, and cheese, along with some creamed corn to form a new dish that has cornbread as its base.

Why is my corn casserole soupy? ›

Why is my corn casserole runny? If your corn casserole is runny, it could be because of the extra moisture that was in your corn kernels.

How do you reheat corn casserole? ›

Cover tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 24 hours. When ready to reheat, let sit at room temperature for 30 minutes. Cover Corn Casserole with foil and bake at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes, then remove foil and bake uncovered for an additional 5-10 minutes or until heated through.

How to jazz up boxed cornbread? ›

You can stir in 1 cup of roasted chopped jalapeños or 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes or cayenne into the batter. Or, you can mix in 3 tablespoons of your favorite chile paste. Fields also recommends trying a little NOLA flair by adding a rounded ¼ teaspoon Cajun spice blend to your cornbread mix.

Can I use sour cream instead of milk in cornbread? ›

Sour Cream can be substituted for milk in cornbread but will need to be thinned. I recommend using 75% sour cream and 25% water. Sour Cream will also change the taste of the cornbread and will add a slight tangy flavor which can be counteracted by using a small amount of vanilla extract.

What did cornbread used to be called? ›

Among them was a version of Indian bread made of cornmeal, salt and water called pone or corn pone. The name came from the Algonquin word apan, meaning "baked." The Narragansett word for cornbread, nokechick, became no-cake and then hoe-cake.

Why do Southerners eat cornbread? ›

One key reason cornbread has always been a Southern staple is the predominance of corn among Southern crops. Wheat and rye didn't store well in the heat and humidity of the South. Although the South is known for its biscuits, they were a rarity in earlier centuries. Instead, cornbread was the daily bread of the South.

What is the difference between New York cornbread and southern cornbread? ›

While both styles generally use the same ingredients -- cornmeal, flour, eggs, and baking powder -- the variance lies in the flavor and texture. Northern-style cornbread tends to be sweeter, moister, and cake-like compared to its Southern counterpart.

What can you substitute for sour cream in corn casserole? ›

Just replace the same amount of sour cream called for in the recipe with full-fat plain Greek yogurt. Mayonnaise - Surprisingly, mayonnaise makes a good substitute for sour cream, especially in stews and casseroles. It adds richness, creaminess and tanginess. Just replace the same amount of sour cream with mayonnaise.

What are 5 components of a casserole? ›

Let's talk anatomy: A standard dinner casserole usually includes a protein, a starch, a vegetable, a sauce (or other binding ingredient), and cheese. But making a casserole is not an exact science, and you can definitely break away from this formula. Check out some fun side-dish casseroles and desserts below!

How can I improve my casserole flavor? ›

Fried onions, fried shallots, crumbled bacon and shredded cheese are other great topping options—you can even sprinkle crushed potato chips or tortilla chips on top. If you're making a casserole ahead, wait until just before baking to add the topping.

How do you know when corn casserole is done? ›

Pour the corn mixture into the prepared baking dish and spread evenly. Bake for 1 hour 15 minutes to 1 hour 25 minutes, or until golden brown and the casserole has a slight jiggle when shaken.

How long can corn casserole sit out at room temperature? ›

TWO HOURS is the MAXIMUM time perishable foods should be at room temperature (ONE HOUR at temperatures 90 degrees F and higher). This INCLUDES the time they're on the table during your meal. Just ONE bacterium, doubling every 20 minutes, can grow to over 2,097,152 bacteria in 7 hours!

Can you reheat a casserole twice? ›

If food has been hygienically prepared, cooled quickly after cooking (or reheating) and stored cold, reheating more than once should not increase the risk of illness. However, prolonged storage and repeated reheating will affect the taste, texture, and sometimes the nutritional quality of foods.

What should I add to my cornbread? ›

10 Mix-Ins for Classic Cornbread
  1. Bacon and scallion. ...
  2. Green chile and cheddar cheese. ...
  3. Crumbled sausage and poultry seasoning. ...
  4. Fresh corn and basil. ...
  5. Pepperoni, parmesan, and black pepper. ...
  6. Spicy shrimp and creole seasoning. ...
  7. Brown sugar and pecan. ...
  8. Cranberry and maple syrup.

Can you add water to JIFFY? ›

“JIFFY” mixes can also be prepared with water or plant-based milk alternatives like soy, almond or coconut milk. Pineapple or orange juice may be substituted for flavor variation in the corn and fruit muffins. Feel free to experiment with other options and let us know if you find something else that works well.

How to make muffin mix better? ›

Makers love to use these 5 ways to experiment with muffin mixes to make something extra special.
  1. Add Fresh or Frozen Fruit to the Batter. ...
  2. Add a Cream Cheese Filling. ...
  3. Add Nuts to the Batter. ...
  4. Add a Sweet Topping. ...
  5. Make Something Completely Different.

How to make Jiffy cornbread better without milk? ›

Sour cream or plain yogurt: Another option is to use sour cream or plain yogurt as a substitute for milk in Jiffy cornbread. These dairy products will add moisture and richness to your cornbread [3].

Top Articles
Latest Posts
Article information

Author: Virgilio Hermann JD

Last Updated:

Views: 6274

Rating: 4 / 5 (41 voted)

Reviews: 80% of readers found this page helpful

Author information

Name: Virgilio Hermann JD

Birthday: 1997-12-21

Address: 6946 Schoen Cove, Sipesshire, MO 55944

Phone: +3763365785260

Job: Accounting Engineer

Hobby: Web surfing, Rafting, Dowsing, Stand-up comedy, Ghost hunting, Swimming, Amateur radio

Introduction: My name is Virgilio Hermann JD, I am a fine, gifted, beautiful, encouraging, kind, talented, zealous person who loves writing and wants to share my knowledge and understanding with you.