On the outside these look like pancakes. One bite, and you'll see they're far from ordinary. Flecked with bits of crisp corn and jalapeno pepper, these griddle cakes are the answer to breakfast, lunch or even dinner. We suggest using grilled or roasted corn, but thawed frozen kernels work well in a pinch.
Recipe courtesy of Jennifer Perillo
Save Recipe Print
Corn and Jalapeno Griddle Cakes
Total:
25 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
20 min
Yield:
12 griddle cakes
Level:
Easy
Total:
25 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
20 min
Yield:
12 griddle cakes
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, cornmeal, baking powder, sugar and salt. In a small bowl or measuring cup, use a fork to lightly beat the milk, melted butter and egg. Pour the milk mixture over the flour mixture. Add the corn and jalapeno. Use a fork to stir until just mixed and there are no visible traces of flour. 

Heat a 10-inch skillet over medium-low heat. Sprinkle a few drops of water into the skillet--if they "dance" across it, the skillet is ready. Add a pat of butter and swirl to coat. Drop scant 1/4 cupfuls of batter into the skillet, leaving 1 to 2 inches between each cake. Cook until set around the edges and air bubbles form on top, about 2 minutes. Flip and cook 1 to 2 more minutes. Serve hot. 

Love Your Leftovers: Store remaining griddle cakes in a ziptop bag in the fridge for up to 2 days, or the freezer for up to 1 month. Heat them in a toaster (no need to thaw frozen ones) when ready to eat.

Best of Food Network 4 Videos

Get the Recipe

Crown Roast Ribs 01:03

This budget-friendly crown roast will impress your holiday guests.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Christmas Cake Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Mrs. Duvall's Crab Cakes

Recipe courtesy of Robert Duvall

Corned Beef and Cabbage

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Dump Cakes

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Lemon Cake

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Black Bean and Corn Salad

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Carrot Cake Recipe

Recipe courtesy of Robert Clinton

Moist Chocolate Polenta Cake

Recipe courtesy of Gale Gand

Chesapeake Bay Classic Crab Cakes

Recipe courtesy of Tom Douglas

Browse Reviews By Keyword