Corn Fritters

Corn Fritters

Joan Zaffary 0

"Nothing warms up a cool night like a plateful of old-time corn fritters! Dig in, these are delicious!"


30 m servings 133 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 133 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 7.8 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 14g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 2.7 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 224 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in a heavy pot or deep fryer to 365 degrees F (185 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Beat together egg, milk, and melted shortening; stir into flour mixture. Mix in the corn kernels.
  3. Drop fritter batter by spoonfuls into the hot oil, and fry until golden. Drain on paper towels.


  • Editor's Note
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.
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  1. 603 Ratings


I added two tablespoons of sugar, otherwise they were great. Since I had the oil already hot, I made apple fritters with the same mixture and replacing the corn and adding the tablespoons of sug...

These were great! I let the batter sit for a half hour on the counter. Fritters came out perfect. I followed the 1/4 cup sugar and honey topping recommendations. Deep fried in small batches. A t...

This recipe is really good with crab meat and parmesan instead of corn. Just like fritters at a cajun joint I like to hang at.

I had something called "corn dippers" once at Burger King and really, really loved it. Unfortunately it was a special promotional offer and was soon discontinued. For years I dreamt of these c...

Very good served with real maple syrup. I think next time I will cut back a little on the amount of corn, but that is just my personal preferance.

Mine did not come out very well. I was expecting them to be sweeter. Next time I will probably use less corn and more sweeteners or go in the opposite direction and add spices and jalepeno pepp...

These were a hit!

These are yummy! They're a bit time-consuming and messy to make, but worth the time and trouble, I think!

VERY VERY good, quick and easy! Will make again!