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Fresh Sweet Corn Fritters

Fresh Sweet Corn Fritters

Rated as 4.32 out of 5 Stars
Recipe By:Lee A Vazquez-fitzmaurice
"Unbelievably light, these fritters are best with fresh sweet corn. Great for breakfast and with ham or ribs. Serve with maple syrup. Easy to make too! My husband loves these and anticipates corn season."

Ingredients

  • 125 g all-purpose flour
  • 5 g baking powder
  • 3 ears fresh corn, kernels cut from cob
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 120 ml heavy whipping cream
  • salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 945 ml vegetable oil for frying, or as needed
  • 30 ml cane syrup, or as desired (optional)

Directions

  1. Whisk flour and baking powder into a bowl and mix in corn kernels. Whisk egg yolks with cream in a small bowl and stir into the corn mixture; season with salt and black pepper. Beat egg whites with an electric mixer until fluffy and stiff peaks form in a separate bowl. Gently fold egg whites into the batter, retaining as much volume as possible.
  2. Pour vegetable oil into a deep heavy skillet to a depth of 3 inches. Heat to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  3. Drop fritters into the hot oil, 2 to 3 tablespoons at a time, and cook until golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Drain fritters on paper towels and serve drizzled with cane syrup.