Creamed Corn

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Photo: Tina Cornett
Recipe from Southern Living

This top-rated Southern-style corn recipe uses fresh corn kernels that are made creamy with the addition of milk, butter and cornstarch.


  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 1/2 cups fresh corn kernels (about 8 ears)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat; stir in corn kernels and milk. Sprinkle with cornstarch, sugar, and salt; stir well.
  2. Bring mixture to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat, and simmer, stirring constantly, 10 to 12 minutes. Serve immediately.

June 1997