Corn Fritters Corn fritters! Nothing warms up a cool night like a plateful of these old-time treats. Dig in, they’re delicious!

cook: 20 mins total: 30 mins prep: 10 mins Servings: 4


  • 3 cups oil for frying
  • 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon white sugar
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon shortening, melted
  • 1 (12 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained


    Step 1

    Heat oil in a heavy pot or deep fryer to 365 degrees F (185 degrees C).

    Step 2

    Combine flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar in a medium bowl. Beat egg, milk, and melted shortening together in a small bowl. Stir egg mixture into flour mixture. Stir in corn.

    Step 3

    Working in batches, drop fritter batter by spoonfuls into the hot oil. Fry until golden.

    Step 4

    Remove fritters with a slotted spoon and 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.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 246 calories; protein 8.1g; carbohydrates 41.9g; fat 6.1g; cholesterol 48.9mg; sodium 617.7mg.


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