Best Ever Creamed Corn Recipe

This creamed corn recipe is one of my favorite easy vegetable side dish recipes. It is nothing like creamed corn from a can. If you’re not a fan of creamed corn, I urge you to try this recipe! It’s super easy to make and it makes a great side dish for chicken or pork. Everyone always asks for this creamed corn recipe!

Best Ever Creamed Corn Recipe — Best Corn Recipes

This creamed corn recipe is so special because it combines the best of both worlds. It has that wonderful creamy quality of creamed corn, but the corn itself is still crisp and fresh like it’s straight off the cob.

Creamed Corn Recipe

Best Ever Creamed Corn Recipe — Best Corn Recipes

Start with six ears of corn.

Best Ever Creamed Corn Recipe — Best Corn Recipes

Shuck the corn by peeling off the outer layers.

Best Ever Creamed Corn Recipe — Best Corn Recipes

And snap off the husk.

Best Ever Creamed Corn Recipe — Best Corn Recipes

This is going to be the best creamed corn!

Best Ever Creamed Corn Recipe — Best Corn Recipes

Pull any remaining silks off the corn and rinse under cool running water.

Best Ever Creamed Corn Recipe — Best Corn Recipes

In a large bowl, cut the corn from the cob with a sharp knife.

Best Ever Creamed Corn Recipe — Best Corn Recipes

Start in the middle and work your way down.

Best Ever Creamed Corn Recipe — Best Corn Recipes

Then flip over to get the other side.

Best Ever Creamed Corn Recipe — Best Corn Recipes

Check out these knife skills, getting every last kernel of corn!

Best Ever Creamed Corn Recipe — Best Corn Recipes

Once you’ve cut off all the corn…

Best Ever Creamed Corn Recipe — Best Corn Recipes

Scrap up the cob with spoon to get the milk.

Best Ever Creamed Corn Recipe — Best Corn Recipes

The creamy corn milk is completely worth it.

Best Ever Creamed Corn Recipe — Best Corn Recipes

Here’s what the cob will look like after.

Best Ever Creamed Corn Recipe — Best Corn Recipes

Next, combine three tablespoons of flour…

Best Ever Creamed Corn Recipe — Best Corn Recipes

Two teaspoons of sugar…

Best Ever Creamed Corn Recipe — Best Corn Recipes

1 teaspoon of salt…

Best Ever Creamed Corn Recipe — Best Corn Recipes

And sprinkle in about a quarter of a teaspoon of pepper.

Best Ever Creamed Corn Recipe — Best Corn Recipes

Dump all of this into one and a half cups of water.

Best Ever Creamed Corn Recipe — Best Corn Recipes

And stir with a fork or a whisk to combine.

Best Ever Creamed Corn Recipe — Best Corn Recipes

Melt three tablespoons of butter in a large, heavy bottomed skillet over medium-low heat.

Best Ever Creamed Corn Recipe — Best Corn Recipes

When the butter is melted, swirl to evenly coat the bottom of the pan.

Best Ever Creamed Corn Recipe — Best Corn Recipes

Add the corn…

Best Ever Creamed Corn Recipe — Best Corn Recipes

Then pour in the flour and water mixture.

Best Ever Creamed Corn Recipe — Best Corn Recipes

Cook this over medium-low heat for 40-45 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Best Ever Creamed Corn Recipe — Best Corn Recipes

Here’s what it looks like after 45 minutes, a lot of the liquid has been absorbed.

Best Ever Creamed Corn Recipe — Best Corn Recipes

Gorgeous.

Best Ever Creamed Corn Recipe — Best Corn Recipes

This beautiful, buttery, creamy yet crisp corn is such a treat.

Best Ever Creamed Corn Recipe — Best Corn Recipes

Please try this classic creamed corn recipe. I know you’ll love it!

Best Ever Creamed Corn Recipe

Yield: 6 servings.

Ingredients:

  • 6 ears corn
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons butter

Directions:

  1. Shuck corn and pull off silks, then rinse under cool running water. In a large bowl, cut the corn from the cob with a sharp knife. Scrap up the cob with a spoon to get the milk.
  2. Combine flour, sugar, salt and pepper in a bowl, then add 1 1/2 cups of water. Stir with a fork or whisk or combine.
  3. Melt butter over medium-low heat in a large, heavy bottomed skillet. Add corn and flour mixture and cook over medium-low heat for 40-45 minutes, stirring occasionally.