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How many ears of corn do I need to get 1 cup of kernels?

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Pursell

While the yield of the corn kernels will obviously vary by the size of the cob, a good rule of thumb is to assume you will get about ¾ cup per ear.

See our collection of Corn Recipes for a variety of ways to use fresh corn.

Watch our video for tips on Cutting Corn of the Cob.

 Recipe: Okra-and-Corn Maque Choux