Creamed Corn Recipe

  • Author: Christine Pittman
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


Creamed corn is a classic comfort food side dish that can be served year-round, or during the holidays. Rich, silky, sweet, and delicious.


  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 3 Tbsp. flour
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • 3 cups corn
  • 1 cup heavy cream


  1. Start by melting the butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. When the butter is melted, add the onion and cook until translucent, about 5 minutes.
  3. Then, add the flour and cook for 3 minutes before adding the corn, sugar, salt, and pepper. Stir everything together well.
  4. Pour in the heavy cream, stirring well. Bring the mixture to a boil, still stirring frequently, and then turn the heat to low and let the mixture thicken for 5-10 minutes.
  5. Serve hot!