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Real-Corn-muffins
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Corn Muffins Made with Fresh Corn

These delicious Fresh Corn Cornbread Muffins are made are made with 100% real corn. Served warm with a pat of fresh honey butter, they are tasty alone or paired with your favorite BBQ meal. Enjoy them as a dessert or a side dish.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time23 mins
Total Time33 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: corn muffin, real corn muffin
Servings: 12 muffins
Calories: 175cal
Author: Amy
Cost: $3

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups corn 3 ears of fresh corn. Can use frozen or canned as well.
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • 2 large eggs

Topping *optional

  • ¼ cup butter softened to room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Instructions

  • Steam fresh corn ears (3) for 10 minutes. If using frozen corn, prepare and pat dry. If using canned corn, drain and measure out 1 1/2 cups.
  • Preheat oven to 400° Fahrenheit.
  • Spray a muffin tin generously with non-stick spray or rub muffin tin with butter generously.
  • Process corn in a food processor until it is chopped, but NOT mushy.
  • Whisk together the dry ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Combine the wet ingredients in a larger bowl.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and combine.
  • Full muffin tin wells 3/4 of the way with batter.
  • Bake for 20-23 minutes or until muffins are firm and golden brown. I recommend checking them right at the 20 minute mark.
  • Allow muffins to cool before removing them from the tin. Enjoy with butter and honey.

Honey butter

  • Combine honey and butter together until creamy.

Notes

Nutritional values may vary and are meant to be a guide.
You can use frozen, fresh, or canned corn for this recipe. Fresh and frozen are the best though. Be sure to cook the frozen corn and pat dry before adding to food processor. 
These muffins can be frozen once cooled for up to 3 months. Store them in an airtight bag. To enjoy, thaw to room temperature. You can also microwave them for 15 seconds to heat them.  

Nutrition

Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 175cal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 124mg | Potassium: 183mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 225IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 1mg