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Golden Corn Cakes
© Kamran Siddiqi

Golden Corn Cakes

  • TOTAL TIME: 30 MIN
  • SERVINGS: 4
  • FAST
  • VEGETARIAN
  1. 1 1/2 cups fresh corn kernels (from about 4 ears)
  2. 1/2 cup milk
  3. 1/4 cup heavy cream
  4. 2 large eggs
  5. 2 large egg yolks
  6. 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  7. 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  8. 1 teaspoon salt
  9. 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  10. 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  1. In a blender, combine 1 cup of the corn with the milk and puree until smooth. Add the heavy cream, eggs and egg yolks and blend. Transfer the mixture to a bowl and whisk in the flour, baking powder, salt and the remaining 1/2 cup of corn kernels.
  2. In a large nonstick skillet, melt 1 tablespoon of the butter in 1 tablespoon of the olive oil. Spoon rounded 2 tablespoon-size dollops of batter into the hot skillet and cook over moderately high heat, turning once, until golden, about 5 minutes. Transfer the corn cakes to a rack and keep warm. Repeat to make the remaining corn cakes, using the remaining 1 tablespoon each of butter and olive oil; adjust the heat if necessary. Serve hot.