Oven Baked Crab Cakes

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 15 mins

These are great for an appetizer or as a main course.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Spread crushed cornflakes in a shallow baking pan.
  2. Whisk mayonnaise, mustard, seasoning, cayenne and egg yolk.
  3. Add crab meat.
  4. S& p to taste.
  5. Divide crab cake mixture into 10 equal piles and form slightly flattened cakes.
  6. Turn cakes over in crushed corn flakes until covered.
  7. Cover pan w/ plastic, transfer cakes to pan and cover with more plastic wrap.
  8. Chill 2-4 hours.
  9. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  10. Transfer crab cakes to a large greased baking sheet.
  11. Put about 1/2 teaspoon butter on each crab cake.
  12. Bake around 15 minutes.
  13. Cakes should be golden brown.


Most Helpful

We inhaled these like Sqidward in "Sponge Bob Sqare Pants (the episode where he discovers how tasty the crab cakes are). Thanks for a great recipe!

Dawn October 19, 2002

These crab cakes are amazing. The best thing about them is they aren't fried, so no messy grease splatters to clean up. They had a wonderful golden crunchy coating and we ate them all until they were gone. Seasoned to perfection. Thanks for a recipe we will use regularly.

EmmaTaylor December 10, 2003

Whoa - these were the saltiest crab cakes I've ever tasted. I even used the lower sodium old bay seasoning. Ooooph. I did use canned fancy lump crabmeat. But, I've used it in another crab cake I've made and it wasn't as salty... I'm not sure what I could do different. I liked baking them, instead of frying them in oil... I gave it a three. It was so easy to prepare, but too salty.

me and my 3 May 06, 2009

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