Corn Fritters with Spicy Maple Butter Sauce
As fall is right around the corner, this easy recipe is a great way to begin the new season. The golden outside crunch of the corn fritter melts in your mouth as the spicy maple butter sauce will sure to keep you warm on cold fall days.
Corn Fritter Recipe
- 1 ¼ cup corn meal mix (Jiffy corn bread mix)
- 1 ¼ cup A.P. flour
- ¼ cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup milk
- 2 large eggs (slightly beaten)
- ¼ cup butter, melted
- 1-1½ cups frozen corn, thawed.
- Orange slices for garnish (optional)
Spicy maple butter sauce
- ½ stick butter (4 tablespoons) melted
- ½ cup maple syrup
- ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 teaspoon orange zest
Method of Preparation
For the sauce: combine all ingredients in a small sauce pan and warm over low heat until butter is melted.
For the fritters: Combine cornmeal, flour, sugar and salt in a bowl. In a separate bowl or large measuring cup, combine milk and eggs. Add milk/egg mixture to dry ingredients. Using a wooden spoon or rubber spatula, stir to combine. Stir in butter and corn.
Preheat vegetable and/or canola oil in a deep pot or cast iron Dutch oven to 350°. Using an ice cream scoop, scoop drop batter into the hot oil. Fry for 3-5 minutes until golden and cooked through, making sure all sides are browned evenly. Remove from the oil onto a paper towel lined sheet tray. Spoon over hot fritters and serve immediately.