The Store-Bought Cornbread Mix Sunny Anderson Swears By

Having been a pantry staple for decades, Jiffy Mix has a range of tasty and versatile baking mixes, including its most popular mix, the Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix. According to The Detroit News, Jiffy was actually one of the first line of prepared baking mixes in America. Thinking innovatively for the early 20th century, Mabel White Holmes created the line of mixes as a more efficient way of cooking and baking.

Obviously a useful ingredient for making corn muffins, this mix offers a ton of possibility for baking. Homemade cornbread is also a popular recipe that many make with the help of Jiffy's mixes, which Sunny Anderson of The Kitchen dubs "the Rolls-Royce of cornbread mixes" (via Food Network). Living up to that high standard, the mix never fails to deliver on exceptional taste and texture.

If you're active on TikTok, you've also likely seen the viral cornbread recipe that exclusively calls for the Jiffy corn muffin mix. With some actual corn and a bit of thyme, this recipe is a seriously delicious dish that can be made for any occasion.

What makes this cornbread such a fan favorite?

The nice part about this particular cornbread box mix is that every ingredient you need to make delicious baked goods comes all in one box. That makes grocery shopping faster and easier! But what exactly is in Jiffy's corn muffin mix?

This copycat recipe from combines all-purpose flour, yellow cornmeal, granulated sugar, baking powder, and a few other things to make corn muffins similar to those you'd get using Jiffy Mix. But the convenience alone of having a pre-mix in one box is pretty hard to pass up. Plus, Jiffy Mix has been popular for almost 100 years now, so why try to fix what isn't broken?

Jiffy Mix can be found in pretty much any grocery store chain or major grocery retailer in the baking section. If you're lucky, you'll find the classic corn muffin mix alongside some super useful and tasty versions of the mix as well. If the all-inclusive, easy-to-find Jiffy corn muffin mix is enough for Sunny Anderson to declare it the "Rolls Royce of cornbread mixes" (via Food Network), it's definitely good enough for us.