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Fresh Corn Fritters

  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 10 minutes
  • Servings: 10


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup fresh corn kernels
  • 1 cup minced onion
  • 1 1/2 cups self-rising cornmeal mix
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup shredded fontina cheese
  • for frying vegetable oil


In a medium skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the corn and onions. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the onions are tender, 5 to 6 minutes.

In a medium bowl, combine the cornmeal mix, flour and salt. In a small bowl, whisk together the buttermilk and eggs, and add to the flour mixture, stirring just until the dry ingredients are moistened. Stir in the corn mixture and cheese.

In a medium Dutch oven, pour oil to a depth of 3 inches; heat to 360 °F. In batches, drop the batter by heaping tablespoons into the hot oil. Cook until golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Drain on paper towels. Serve immediately.