Baked Corn on the Cob


For great corn on the cob indoors.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 5 mins
2 ears corn


  • 1 quart water, or as needed

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • ½ cup salt

  • 2 ears corn


  1. Stir water, sugar, and salt together until the sugar and salt dissolves in a container large enough to hold the corn.

  2. Submerge corn in the brine; soak at least 1 hour.

  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  4. Remove corn from the brine, shake to remove excess liquid, and cook directly on an oven rack for 1 hour.

Editor's Notes:

Always brine foods in a food-grade, non-reactive container such as a stainless steel or enameled stockpot, a brining bag, or a food-grade plastic bucket. Never use ordinary trash bags, plastic trash cans, or metal buckets or containers not meant for food use.

The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the brine ingredients. The actual amount of the brine consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

271 Calories
1g Fat
67g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 271
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Sodium 28mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 67g 24%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 53g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 6mg 31%
Calcium 17mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 249mg 5%

* 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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