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July 19, 2012

Corn Fritters with Honey Butter

Our absolute favorite way to eat corn?
Grilled & rolled in butter!

For July's Improv Cooking Challenge, which is spectacularly hosted by Kristen, I decided I would stretch my guys' palates a little. What came to mind was one of my favorite tastes of childhood: corn fritters in Grandma's tiny kitchen.
It was a bit of a challenge to come up with a recipe that was gluten-free & refined-sugar free; but I think I nailed it first try. Here you go:


First, I made sure I had plenty of honey butter on hand.

Then I got a large mixing bowl and stirred up all the wet ingredients. (This, by the way, is an excellent frozen corn we found at Costco.)

I sifted my dry ingredients into a smaller bowl, and then mixed it all together. (I can't believe I didn't snap a picture of the batter! I guess I was too busy watching the oil heat...)

I dropped tablespoon-sized portions globs into the oil & watched them brown.

Scooped them out with my long-handled sieve onto paper toweling.

Here's the hubs' first plate:

& his first bite:

There were no survivors!





7 comments:

  1. I love corn fritters!! These look fantastic and it looks like your son is really enjoying that corn ;) Yum!

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  2. Yum! Your corn fritters look fantastic! I've never tried corn fritters... but your photos make me want to give them a try ASAP!

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  3. Elizabeth,
    Your fritters sound just right for sweet and savory.
    Great collage for your family's favorite way to eat corn!
    Thanks for checking out my corn and pasta salad.

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  4. Melody....I was so hoping someone would do fritters! Something I love but I've never made for myself. These look absolutely scrumptious!

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  5. Oh my yum - do these look good! And the honey butter is the perfect topping - thanks for sharing your recipe!

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  6. I haven't had corn fritters in years, such memories. Yours look wonderful and just how I remember them.

    If you haven't already, I'd love for you to check out my Improv Cooking Challenge entry: Fritos Crusted Pollock.

    Lisa~~
    Cook Lisa Cook

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