Daddy K's Milk Boiled Corn on the Cob


Absolutely sweet and tender corn on the cob! Serve with salt, black pepper, and butter.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
8 servings


  • water, or as needed to cover

  • 1 cup milk

  • cup white sugar, or more to taste

  • ¼ cup heavy whipping cream

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 8 ears corn on the cob, husks and silk removed


  1. Bring water to a boil in a large stock pot; stir in milk, sugar, cream, and butter until sugar dissolves and butter melts. Gently place ears of corn into the mixture and reduce heat to low. Simmer corn until tender, 7 to 8 minutes. Remove from the liquid with tongs and set aside under aluminum foil until serving time.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

201 Calories
10g Fat
27g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 201
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 28mg 9%
Sodium 77mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 6mg 31%
Calcium 51mg 4%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 299mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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