Corn Fritters


This recipe was originally posted on AllRecipes and is from the mind of Joan Zaffary. Find the original recipe here:

Recipe for Corn Fritters:

Prep: 10 minutes

Cook: 20 minutes

Total: 30 minutes



  • 3 cups oil for frying

  • 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon white sugar

  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten

  • 1/2 cup milk

  • 1 tablespoon shortening, melted

  • 1 (12 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained


Step one: Heat oil in a heavy pot or deep fryer to 365° F.

Step two: 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 the dry mixture. Stir in corn.

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

Step four: Remove fritters with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.


Recipe originally posted by Joan Zaffary on


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