Cream Style Corn

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Cream Style corn made from scratch is a game changer. You will truly never eat it any other way again. It is so fast, easy and incredible.
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes
Total: 10 minutes
Bowl of Cream Styled Corn.

Cream Style corn made from scratch is a game changer. You will truly never eat it any other way again. It is so fast, easy and incredible.

Bowl of Cream Styled Corn.

This Cream Style Corn is comfort food at its very best. A staple side dish that can be made at home so easily and the flavor profile can be elevated by adding your favorite herbs, spices and bacon.

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  • Quick: Just ten minutes and it is ready!
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry. Plus you made it so there are no additives.
  • Family Friendly: It is so creamy and delicious. Everyone will love it..
  • Makes Great Leftovers: You can even use it as a base for a corn chowder.
Close up of a square white dish of cream style corn.

What You Need to Make Recipe Name

Ingredients

  • unsalted butter
  • frozen corn
  • heavy cream
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • granulated sugar
  • ground nutmeg
  • whole milk
  • flour
Corn, cream and spices for corn dish.

Equipment

How to Make Cream Style Corn- Step by Step

Steps of corn, then with spices added and final corn dish.
  • Corn: First, pulse the corn in a food processor, skip this step if you prefer the whole kernel.
  • Melt: Second, melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add corn, heavy cream, salt, pepper, and sugar and then stir to combine.
  • Whisk: Then in a small bowl, whisk together the milk and flour. Pour into corn mixture and stir to combine.
  • Cook: Finally, cook, stirring constantly for 4-5 minutes, or until thickened. Season with additional salt, pepper, sugar, cayenne pepper and/or nutmeg if desired.

Common Questions About Creamed Corn

HOW DO I STORE CREAM STYLE CORN?

Store any leftovers in an airtight container for up to a week in the fridge. Alternatively, it can be frozen for up to three months.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE CORN ON THE COB IN PLACE OF FROZEN CORN?

Indeed, simply peel corn and remove kernels from cob and follow recipe as normal.

WHOLE CORN?

Of course, you can use whole corn in place of the processed corn. Truly, a mix of the two make the ultimate creamed corn mixture.

MAKE AHEAD OF TIME?

Yes, make ahead and wither freeze or store in the fridge until ready to use. Heat on stovetop or microwave.

WHAT TO SERVE WITH CREAMED CORN?

The possibilities are truly endless. However, for example:
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>INSTANT POT BBQ CHICKEN
>Extra Crispy Finger Steaks

Side view of cream corn in a white square dish.

Expert Tips for Making Cream Style Corn

  • Add Bacon: Bacon takes this recipe to next level good.
  • Cheese: The addition of parmesan cheese also makes this recipe a keeper!
  • Variation tip: Like it spicy? Add some diced Jalapenos!
  • Bake: Top with bread crumbs and cheese and bake in the oven for an amazing side dish.
  • Cream Cheese: Replace half the butter with cream cheese for an even creamier creamed corn.

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Bowl of Cream Styled Corn.

Cream Style Corn

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Servings: 8 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 5 cups frozen corn thawed
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper
  • 2-3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • Pinch ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

Instructions

  • Pulse the corn in a food processor, skip this step if you prefer the whole kernel.
  • Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add corn, heavy cream, salt,
  • pepper, and sugar. Stir to combine.
  • In a small bowl or large measuring cup, whisk together the milk and flour. Pour into corn
  • mixture and stir to combine.
  • Cook, stirring constantly for 4-5 minutes, or until thickened and corn is cooked.
  • Season with additional salt, pepper, sugar, cayenne pepper and/or nutmeg if desired.

Expert Tips

 
  • Add Bacon: Bacon takes this recipe to next level good.
  • Cheese: The addition of parmesan cheese also makes this recipe a keeper!
  • Variation tip: Like it spicy? Add some diced Jalapenos!
  • Bake: Top with bread crumbs and cheese and bake in the oven for an amazing side dish.
  • Cream Cheese: Replace half the butter with cream cheese for an even creamier creamed corn.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 218kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 242mg | Potassium: 360mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 360IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 1mg

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