There are many recipes for corn pudding out there, but this one is a must-try because it bakes up wonderfully light, like cross between a custard and a souffle. The secret? Pureeing a portion of the corn kernels in the food processor until they are smooth. You can use fresh or frozen corn in this recipe, depending on availability.

Nancie Mcdermott
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Credit: Antonis Achilleos; Prop Styling: Kathleen Varner; Food Styling: Emily Nabors Hall

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15 mins
1 hr 5 mins
Serves 8


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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Generously coat a 9-inch square glass or ceramic baking dish with baking spray with flour. Stir together flour, sugar, salt, and pepper in a small bowl, and set aside.

  • Pulse 1 cup of the corn kernels in a food processor until smooth, about 5 times, and set aside. Whisk eggs by hand in a large bowl until smooth and lightly beaten. Stir in flour mixture and milk until combined. Whisk in melted butter. Add corn puree, parsley, 1 tablespoon of the scallions, and remaining 2 cups corn kernels. Stir to combine well.

  • Transfer corn mixture to prepared baking dish. Bake in preheated oven until lightly browned, puffed up all over, and fairly firm, about 40 minutes. Sprinkle corn pudding with remaining 1/2 tablespoon scallions. Serve hot or warm.