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4.5 from 2 votes

Gulliver's Creamed Corn

This creamed corn recipe is the perfect side dish for Thanksgiving or any time of the year and so easy to make stove top with only 8 ingredients!
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: creamed corn
Author: Kyle

Ingredients

  • 2 10-ounce packages frozen corn, 20 ounces total
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 5 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 Tablespoons flour

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients (do not thaw the corn first) except the butter and flour in a heavy saucepan. Cook over medium heat while stirring until the corn separates. 
  • Turn the flame up a bit and while stirring constantly, bring to a low boil.
  • Turn the flame to medium-low and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • While the corn in simmering, melt butter in a small skillet. 
  • Add the flour and continuously whisk for about 3 minutes until you have a white roux (thickener).  
  • Add the roux to the pot of creamed corn and remove from the heat. Stir to combine.
  • The creamed corn will thicken slightly as it rests.

Notes

Gr8 Do-Ahead:
  • This recipe can be made a day ahead of time. Cool to room temperature, cover and refrigerate.  Stir over low heat to warm before serving or warm in the microwave.
Gr8 Tip:
  • Try adding cooked bacon bits, scallions and or pepper.
  • The recipe can be easily doubled.
Gr8 Variation:
  • Put finished corn into an oven-safe casserole and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Brown under the broiler.
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