Deliciously Simple Southern Creamed Corn

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 10 mins

This recipe came from the "Words Worth Eating" cookbook. It is a simple and delicious way to cook fresh corn.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups cooked cut corn (4 ears white corn)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 13 cup light cream


  1. Boil fresh corn until JUST done.
  2. Let cool.
  3. Cut kernals off cob.
  4. Saute corn in melted butter for 1 minute.
  5. Add sugar and cream.
  6. Cover and simmer for 5-7 minutes.
  7. Do not overcook!
  8. Overcooking is about the worst thing you can do to this dish!


Most Helpful

This is HEAVEN!!!! Our local produce market had a new batch of fresh sweet corn come in and this certainly was the recipe to use!!! I followed your instructions exactly and didn't change a thing. PERFECT! Thank you so much for sharing this, MrsEl. :-)

Merlot June 29, 2003

Lovely recipe, easy to make and yummy to eat! I made just as directed. Thanks so much!

Sharon123 December 28, 2004

We LOVE this recipe! I have been making this recipe for my family for years - every Thanksgiving for sure. Thanks so much for sharing. If you cannot get a hold of some good fresh corn, we've made it with frozen corn and it tastes very yummy as well.

Carito Helsel November 22, 2010

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