Catalonia "Cupcakes"

Recipe Courtesy of Chef Jamie McFadden/Cuisiniers Catered Cuisine & Events

(Serves 18 servings)


  • 1 cup flour
  • ¾ cup yellow cornmeal
  • ⅔ cup sugar
  • 1 ⅔ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/8 tsp crushed red pepper
  • ½ cup chorizo, finely diced
  • 1 tsp jalapeño, finely diced

Preheat oven to 375°.  Lightly mix all of the above ingredients in a mixing bowl.

In a separate bowl, combine the following:

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3 ½ tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • ⅔ cup frozen corn kernels, defrosted and strained

Whisk above ingredients until blended.  Create a “well” in the center of the dry ingredients and add liquid ingredients.  Lightly mix and scoop into greased muffin pans.  Place in preheated oven and bake 10-14 minutes until set and golden.  While cupcakes are baking, combine the following ingredients for the “icing.”


  • 1 cup softened cream cheese
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp jalapeño minced
  • 1 tsp kosher salt

Mix with hand held blender until smooth.  Remove cupcakes from pan.  Top with jalapeño maple cream cheese “icing”.

Serve and Enjoy!

Executive Chef Jamie McFadden | Cuisiniers Catered Cuisine & Events

5470 Lake Howell Road, Winter Park, FL