Corn Fritters

Total Time:
15 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
2 dozen
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 1/4 cus self-rising cornmeal mix
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 large eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted
  • 1 (15.25 ounce) can corn, drained
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
Directions

Heat oil to 325 degrees F.

In a medium bowl, combine cornmeal mix, flour, sugar, and salt. In a small bowl, combine milk and eggs. Add milk mixture to cornmeal mixture, stirring well. Stir in butter and corn.

Pour oil to a depth of 2 inches in a Dutch oven, or use a deep-fryer. Drop by tablespoons into hot oil. Cook 2 to 4 minutes, or until golden, turning once. Drain on paper towels.


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Amazing! Subsituted sweet potato for corn. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made these for my Northern Fiancee. Southern foods are new to him. He loved them, especially warm with honey. And said why haven't you made these before? While packing up left overs to freeze, he said please leave out a few to snack on later. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Heavy item not reviewed by moderator and published
If I was looking for a hush puppy recipe with corn this would be great. But this is NOT a corn fritter. Also, after reading the recipe initially it sounded bland. I added pepper and chives. Would have been very bland without them. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Paula, these corn fritters were delicious! I agree other comments on food network using Paula recipes. Food network it is your great loss letting Paula go. I am a Paula Fan! I have purchased all her cookware and love them! item not reviewed by moderator and published
What a bunch of hypocrites at the Food Network. They don't want Paula on their Network, but they still use her receipes item not reviewed by moderator and published
I have been a fan of Paula Dean for many years now. And have never been disappointed. I thought this recipe was easy and quite delicious. item not reviewed by moderator and published
fair item not reviewed by moderator and published
Maybe I don't know what a corn fritter is.....this was just a hush puppy. They tasted fine, but weren't at all the texture I expected. If you're looking for a good, basic hush puppy recipe, use this. item not reviewed by moderator and published
followed the recipe..it did not taste good at all my family booed it! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I had never made corn fritters before, so I searched many recipes until finding the obvious perfect recipe. And I was NOT disappointed! These were better than any corn fritters I've ever eaten in a restaurant or made by someone else. Delicious! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Easy and delicious! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I'm very disappointed in this recipe. I followed it to the letter and I got hush puppies with corn. I let my 4 year old daughter taste and she said "thank you mama, mmmm cornbread." It was to much batter I made about 13 of them and froze the rest for my cousin to do with as he pleases because I have no interest in it. If you just want to see what this recipe is like I advise you to make half of everything and use a whole can of corn so that you can taste the corn. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I like that they were so easy to make and I had all the ingredients on hand. However, it seemed like something was missing. I guess I was expecting them to taste more like hush puppies or sweet cornbread. Nothing against Paula, but I've had corn fritters that tasted much better and had more flavor. I only tasted them plain so I can't say how they tasted with the roasted red pepper dip or any dip at all. This recipe makes a large batch so I froze the extras. Next time I'll try them with dip and hopefully that helps. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These are so delicious and easy to make! My husband and kids ask for them about once a week. I make the recipe exactly as it, no tweaks needed. item not reviewed by moderator and published
just made this i subbed olive oil and used polenta and added bacon and jalapeno yummy item not reviewed by moderator and published
amazing truly delicious item not reviewed by moderator and published
Well.. I lovedum!I'm still making them but there great. I substituded unsalted butter, Almond milk,and Crisco shortning and just as I thought, There killer! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Easy to put together we used a deep frier they turned out great. Maple syrup make a great dipping sauce. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were delicious : item not reviewed by moderator and published
I thought these were awsome. My husband and kids love them. To those who thought they were greasy, I only had that happen if the grease was not hot enough. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Not good Paula. Not good at all. Very greasy and not at all sweet. item not reviewed by moderator and published
these were amazing! i have been looking for a recipe that resembles corn fritters from my favorite old-time restaurant, White Fence Farm. i added a little more sugar than originally called for and i sprinkled them with powdered sugar right when they came out. perfecto! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was a hit very easy to make and fry.. they are also great dipped in some warm maple syrup! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Holy Cow, those corn fritters were out of this world! My kids and husband wanted more and more…. Thanks for the recipe, I’ll be cooking these more often…………. Vern item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made these for dinner tonight. Super easy, and so darn good! Light and fluffy with a nice chewiness from the corn. I highly recommend this recipe. I served mine with warm honey for dipping. YUMO!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very Tasty Very Easy , They make me smile You cant eat just one . I keep eating then untill I was told .... Please No more ,save us some That made a large batch.. Could not stop eating . I added a spoon of Vanilla. Sooooooooo Good .. Yummmmmm item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made these the first time AS IS - they were quite good. The next time I made them with fresh corn off the cob - finely diced green onion and Jalapeños - then instead of deep frying in the 2 inches of oil as the recipe calls for, I fried them in just a small amount of bacon fat, patty style. I also sprinkled them right out of the (Iron skillet) with a little kosher salt they were to die for. So much better the second time. Be aware that the recipe makes a LOT but they freeze beautifully if wrapped well and used within one month, but you will need to reheat them in the oven and NOT the microwave for best results. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Absolutely wonderful! I spiced it up a little by adding crawfish and green onions to the batter. Then I served them with jalapeno jelly. I'd had them when I visited Chicago. A great little place name Dixie Kitchen had Crawfish and Corn Fritters on the menu and they were fantastic! But when I went back, it was no longer there. Thank you for helping me duplicate their wonderful dish! item not reviewed by moderator and published
It was ok. item not reviewed by moderator and published
OMG Paula, you make me look like a top chef champion when I use your recipes!!!! These fritters were abso beyond delish! They were extremely easy to make and the recipe was spot on perfection. It does make a rather large batch, so scale back on portion size if you are cooking for only a few. I cooked for 4 adults and there were plenty left and I froze half the batter once I noticed how many I had already fried. Paula, you are my recipe Queen!!! Of all her recipes that I have tried, without altering them at all: Old Fashion Meatloaf, Cream Biscuits, Peanut Butter Cookies, Fried Catfish and now these fritters, best dishes came from her kitchen to mine lol. Keep up the great work hun! And special thanks to all you reviewers because ya'll help me make dinner decisions weekly based on your comments. Ya'll keep up the good work too! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Fast and yummy. I didn't have self-rising cornmeal mix so I made my own ( I only had fine cornmeal 3/4 cup corn meal, plus 3 Tbs. 1/2 tsp. salt 1 Tbs. baking powder Yields: 1 cup self rising cornmeal mix I cut the recipe to accommodate my 1 cup (instead of 1 1/4 cup. I think they would be even more delicious with some minced onion in them. I started frying them like paula did in the 2" of oil but thought they would be better as cakes so I pan fried them in less oil. I served them Tex-Mex style, with sour cream and pico de gallo. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I havent tried these yet but I was wondering if these could be made ahead and frozen. Trying to prepare for my daughter's (who is leaving for the Army) going away party for about a 150 ppl and I am trying to make appetizer type food ahead of time and freeze. If anyone know of any good ideas please let me know. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These are amazing!!!! The whole family loved them!!!! Made them tonight and my dad is already asking when am I making them again. So delicious! Half the recipe is def. enough for a family of 4, but leftovers are always good. We added about a half can of extra corn and used half cup of sugar to make them sweeter! Great recipe!!! Love Paula Deen!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very tasty and easy to make we all loved this recipe. thank you Paula and I plan to continue watching all my favs on food net work item not reviewed by moderator and published
My sister made this for one of our family shrimp and crab boils and there was not one left! The family devoured these. The best corn fritters that I've ever had. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Here's what I did: I did not use corn, and I added extra sugar. They were awesome!!! We had a southern style barbeque, and they were a great side. Be careful not to put too many in the fryer at a time. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were so nice to have at the beach house! After a hard day boarding up the place before the hurricane we made some of these to eat while we watched our trees blowing around! We dipped them in some old mustard. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were amazing! Though 1/2 the recipe was enough for a family of 4. l used crisp summer canned corn and the "crunch" in the corn made them awesome! l reheated leftovers in the oven at 400 degrees. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were wonderful. I used a can of cream corn and I think this made it better. These were really good. I think next time I will try baking them in a cornbread pan instead of deep frying to save on some calories, but they were very good. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made these to go with a fried fish dinner. Well, The fish (differen't Chef Recipe), came out lousey, but Paula's Corn Fritters SAVED the meal!! I added a bit extra butter to the batter. I was worried, but it was REALLY GOOD! Tender, light, crispy outside. Dipped 'em in honey - OMG YUM! item not reviewed by moderator and published
this recipe was AMAZING!!! and it was too simple they were'nt too greasy or dry. they were perfect :D i absolutly LOVED them!! they were gone in like 5 seconds!! these fritters also make a good midnight snack, at room temperature :) item not reviewed by moderator and published
I am in love with the corn nuggets from Sonny's Real Pit BBQ Restaurant. When I saw this recipe it sounded perfect. I doubled it right away b/c it looked so delicious, but threw 1/2 of them out b/c they were too dry. They were very good- as a corn muffin, maybe. Not enough corn either. I saw someone else said the same thing, but I don't know how I could make it creamier. I'm a new home cook and don't know much about this sort of stuff. Maybe I'll try less dry and use cream corn instead next time- b/c I'll definitely try again :) item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very Very good she is a great cook item not reviewed by moderator and published
Most hushpuppies taste like sand. These are wonderful. We make them every time that we have seafood. Delicious!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
These work out so nice. Usually Paula's recipes are on the heavy side for my families taste. These were out of this world. I made them for someone who never had corn fritters before and h could not come out of the dish. Real good! item not reviewed by moderator and published
OH MY GOSH!! I have been looking for corn fritters forever!! I looked at the store one time and they had mozzarella cheese in them and were discusting!! So I guess if you want things restaurant quality you have to make them yourself!! I am sooo excited!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
It had been years since I made corn fritters. Decided it would go good with my comfort food supper of hamburger steaks, rice and gravy. I only had self rising flour and cornmeal "mix" so I omitted the extra salt. Otherwise did it totally by the recipe. Family was eating them at the stove fast as I was removing them from the oil. They loved them both without powder sugar and with it. You can also plate them then run a very fine slight drizzle hot maple syrup. I will make this very very often..wtg again Ms Paula Dean item not reviewed by moderator and published
These fritters were really delicious! I want to add cheddar cheese and see how that would work out! item not reviewed by moderator and published
My cousin used to have a restaraunt and they made these as a dessert. They coated them with powdered sugar as soon as they came out of the fryer. The powdered sugar melts onto it and is like a glaze. It was delicious! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I wanted to know if you can make the recipe with cream corn? if so what changes would i need to do item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made these corn fritters earlier tonight to go along with a fried fish and mac & cheese dinner and they were very well received. Like an earlier reviewer said I did find the batter to be a significantly looser than it appeared on the show making it quite impossible to shape the fritters as seen on TV. Still, with a little careful handling I was able to spoon them into the oil and still get reasonably good results. Not quite what I was expecting, but nothing that couldn't be managed. Sprinkled them with a bit of salt fresh out of the fryer and they tasted very good. Definitely recommended. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is the best corn fritters ever and they are NOT hushpuppies! Hushpuppies are made with onion and a dash of sage! Same basic recipe but without the corn. Add jalepenos to make them Texas style [either hushpuppies or corn fritters] and enjoy!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
THESE FRITTERS OR "HUSH PUPPIES" WERE A BIG HIT ON THANKSGIVING BUT I ADDED CHILI POWDER, GARLIC POWDER, A TAD BIT MORE SUGAR, AND SPINACH. THEY TASTE AMAZING!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Do yourself a favor and try them. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Mayra- You're correct! They are hush puppies! The point that people are trying to make is that the recipe is supposed to be for corn fritters...not hush puppies. There is a difference. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Corn Fritters should be made with creamed corn, to have the creamy center. Could be a good recipe if the title was changed to "Sweet Corn Hush Puppies". item not reviewed by moderator and published
I followed your instruction to the "T" but for some reason it didn;t work at all. The mixture turned out to be too loose, there was no way that the mixture could be spoonful into the deep fryer. I love corn and I am so disappointed with this. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Awsome!!! My family LOVES them! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I loved these, but had to Texas them up! Add 1 cup of shredded cheese 1 small can Jalapenos, chopped 1/4 cup mined onion Thanks for the recipe, they were fabulous, the whole family just loved them. item not reviewed by moderator and published
for some people that do not understand this are HUSH PUPPIES item not reviewed by moderator and published
I too thought that the ratio of breading to the corn was off. It was more like eating a hush puppy or even cornbread with corn added. Once these cooled off, they weren't very good. So, if you make these, eat 'em quickly because you'll have to toss them later. These don't reheat very well but are easy to make. I probably won't make this again. item not reviewed by moderator and published
these corn fritters are so good and they are super easy to make, even if you don;t have great cooking skills. the perfect food good, fast and simple!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
These reminded me of the corn pancakes that my Uncle Eric used to make when I would stay the night with him and my cousins. They're very easy to make. They taste like cornbread, but with a much softer texture. My husband hates cornbread because of the texture but once he started eating these he couldn't stop. It's instant addiction. They're easy to reheat in the oven too and give it a nice crisp bite to it. item not reviewed by moderator and published
My Grandma used to make corn fritters when I was a little girl. We used to pour hot maple syrup over them that my Grandpa made from his maple trees. Alot of fond memories! Thank you for being "you!! Wendy Proctor Sand Lake, MI item not reviewed by moderator and published
Love Paula's corn fritters, but I might suggest that she add 1/4 cup finely chopped (minced) onion to the batter; makes great fritters even better. Larry & Sandy Kathleen GA item not reviewed by moderator and published
Okay so I havent made them yet but was wondering about the sauce.... She doesnt have that posted so any ideas? item not reviewed by moderator and published
I am completely sold on your recipes! This show was wonderful ! I will be making this for my family soon. Please stay on T.V. I really didn't watch the cooking network very much until I discovered you.By the way, my family is originally from Tenn. Hugs, Julia Kendall item not reviewed by moderator and published
This may sound weird but try putting powered sugar on them after they have dried on paper towels. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I had these caor fritters years ago in high school.. I search for the recipe and never found anything like them until now.... THEY ARE GREAT everyone loves them. I have made them several times and no leftovers. I am a huge Paula fan and try all of her recipies and this is one of my favorites. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I just tried this recipe. I even doubled the recipe. I was great!!! My kids will have extra for breakfast in the morning. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I messed up the frist time around, although my guest enjoyed them.I had to add more dry ingred., because I put to much butter imagine that one Paula Deen. I will make them again trying to stay on task. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These corn fritters are super easy and delicious. My family loved them. I will definately take the advise of having them with chili...can't wait! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Tried these and they are fabulous and so easy to make. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was so easy to make and everyone here absolutely loved them! They disappeared as fast as I could make them! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I thought these corn fritters were too sweet for a corn fritter. I'd rather have corn pudding or corn bread. The taste was good but after eating one the corn fritters were a bit overwhelming due to the sweetness. I could not eat a second one. These might be good for a picnic or potluck to eat as a side bread. I followed the recipe perfectly and mine corn fritters looked identical to the photo. The batter is a good recipe but would be better suited for a fruit fritter like apple, peach or even banana. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Paula this was a very good recipe. I made the first batch according to yours then the second batch i added jalepenos then the fourth and fifth batch i had added cayenne, green onions, and sharp cheddar cheese. Thank you for all the recipes that you share with us. They were great!!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
they are very delishes. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was my first time frying anything, so I burt a couple, but they still tasted decent. I think the batter tasted great :) but I thought the end product need a little bit more salt. Also, mine came out like patties, instead of nice littl balls. It was worth trying, but I probably wouldn't make them again. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These are the best corn fritters I have ever had. So easy to make and great tasting. Paula, I love you. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Paula is an excellent cook who's meals are not only very tasty full of flavor and great presentation. They are meals I could eat everyday. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Everyone loves and they are very easy to make. I was very surprised at how many 1 can of corn made too! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made these for a family gathering and everyone loved them. I agree, they do need a little kick. Next time I will add some cayenne to my mixture. Thanks Paula! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I've tried alot of "Fritter" recipes but this one comes the closest to my grandmother's recipe.Thanks Paula item not reviewed by moderator and published
I haven`t even tried these and they looked so delicious on t.v. I almost drooled. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I have been looking for an easier recipe! This one is not only easier, it is BETTER. I couldn't make enough, everyone loved them. Paula you rock! Love, Jess item not reviewed by moderator and published
These are a big hit in our house. They are super easy to make. The taste is soft, light, sweet and crisp on the outside. Love them! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I will cook these again but I will spice it up alittle. Give them alittle kick. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Just like Mom used to make. We called them corn critters and they were a favorite of all the kids. Mom also used the same recipe to make fruit fritters using various fruit, like pinapple and apple chunks. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were easy to prepare, however, I too thought they should have a spicy sauce to add some kick. Also, I used a teaspoon to drop the dough into the fryer instead of a tablespoon, because the fritters puffed up to be HUGE! I think these would be good with chili, because they turn out much like a cornbread muffin. item not reviewed by moderator and published
A+++ for simple easy to follow instructions!! I used my small deepfryer for these and they came out perfect. These are deffinetely NOT for someone watching their waist line, but it's a great comfort food. The fritters were very mild tasting so I would definetly use a sauce of somesort with them. We did not have any red peppers to make the sauce so we used a store baught vidalia blooming onion red sauce and ooohhhh YUMMY!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe was quick and easy and oh so good! When I was much younger my family went to a restaurant in Florida that served corn fritters with a touch of powdered sugar on them. I tried your recipe and loved them. Just for the heck of it I sprinkled powdered sugar on one and what memories it had brought back. Thank you Paula again and again for ALL your recipes. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this recipe to take to a fish fry, the overall taste was good especially right out of the fryer. However, even after adding jalapenos and juice to the mix it was still lacking that "wow" factor. I kept them warm by wrapping in foil and using the pyrex carry pack with the heated pouch and it worked well, I was just kind of dissappointed in the lack of flavor. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very easy and tasty. Good left over warmed in the oven for a snack. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were pretty tasty. I didn't have self rising cornmeal, so I had to make some from scratch (add bkng pwdr and salt to cornmeal), but they still came out tasty. I would add a little more sugar next time for a little bit more sweetness - and I might cut the recipe in half since this makes quite a lot (a little over 2 doz) item not reviewed by moderator and published

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