Old Fashioned Corn Fritters

"This recipe brings back memories. My mom and older sister used to make these and they are yummy!"
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24 fritters




  • Combine flour and powder in a large bowl.
  • In a medium bowl, beat eggs and milk.
  • Stir in corn and butter.
  • Stir gradually into dry ingredients until just blended.
  • In a deep fryer, electric frying pan or chicken fryer, heat oil until 375 degrees.
  • Drop batter into heaping teaspoonfuls into hot oil and fry for 2- 3 minutes.
  • You can also do this using less oil in a skillet, just flatten them a bit with the back of the spoon and then turn them like pancakes.
  • Drain on paper towels.
  • Some people put confectioner's sugar or syrup on these, we eat them plain.

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  1. Karen=^..^=
    I have added salt and pepper to the recipe. I am used to having them as a savory dish, so salt and pepper were always part of it. However, because some people serve them with maple syrup, etc. I did not list s & p when I first posted. Also, the kind of corn you use is important...sometimes the corn itself is tasteless. I am sorry if anyone made these and they turned out bad...I know they can be a lot of work :), but I also know they can be really good.
  2. Jessica S.
    Karen: You are right. You must use good tasting corn. Corn off the cob works best. I personally do not like fritters with canned corn at all. I like your recipe. I don't add the salt and pepper because we eat them with syrup. Yum Yum!!
  3. Tanika Amaranth
    my son made these for dinner the other night ( he's 11 ) and they turned out beautifully, so thank you on his behalf for sharing this recipe and for giving us a light and simple meal - which my son says he will definately make again
  4. manninam
    These turned out ok, but there was a bit more batter than I was hoping in the mixture, and so they tasted more like flour than like corn. I did use canned corn, and of course, fresh corn would have been tastier.
  5. mrwillard
    very good batter,but i was looking for more of a corn meal coating.i realized this when i fried them,i also added a bit of garlic powder and a tblsp. of minced onion...i can see where fresh corn would be so much better, of course.


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