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4.54 from 13 votes

Easy Creamed Corn

Thick, rich, and loaded with flavor, this classic and easy Creamed Corn recipe is a hit on every table!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: corn, corn on the cob, creamed corn, easy side dish, sides
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 386kcal


  • 1/3 cup butter salted or unsalted is fine
  • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • 5 cups corn kernels fresh or frozen (thawed)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper


  • Melt the butter in a medium-size heavy-bottomed pot over low heat. When melted, add the flour and whisk over low heat for 2 minutes, cooking out the flour.
  • Meanwhile, heat the milk and cream in the microwave or in a pot. It should be hot but not boiling.
  • Add the hot milk/cream mixture to the flour and butter mixture in a steady stream, whisking while adding.
  • When all the milk/cream is in, turn the heat to medium-low and cook while whisking for 3-4 minutes or until the mixture is thickened and has started to bubble.
  • Simmer the bechamel sauce for 2-3 minutes while whisking.
  • Add the corn kernels, salt and pepper. Mix well and heat through over medium heat while stirring. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Adjust the salt and pepper if necessary, serve and enjoy!


Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 386kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 86mg | Sodium: 377mg | Potassium: 283mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1026IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 1mg