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creamed corn in a cast iron skillet on a blue napkin

Creamed Corn


The best Creamed Corn only has a few simple ingredients. Try this recipe if you want to 'southernize' your meals and give your family a taste of the garden! 


  • 4 bacon strips, cooked and chopped 
  • 4 cobs of fresh corn
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic, minced
  • 1 cup half & half
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. cracked black pepper (ad)


  1. Cook the bacon in a skillet and drain on paper towels.  Let cool, then chop into small pieces.
  2. Shuck 4 cobs of corn and cut the corn off the cob into a large bowl. (yields around 4 cups).
  3. Put 2 cups of corn into a blender and pulse several times to break it up.  Pour back into bowl.
  4. In a skillet, melt butter over medium-low heat.  Saute' onion and garlic in butter for 2 minutes.
  5. Add all of the corn from the bowl to the skillet.
  6. Add half & half and stir over medium heat for 5 minutes, or until cream starts to thicken. 
  7. Add salt and pepper.  Mix well.
  8. Serve hot from the skillet.


Garnish with extra fried bacon if desired.

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Sides
  • Method: Skillet
  • Cuisine: Southern

Keywords: creamed corn, corn, southern, skillet, sides, bacon, butter, onions, garlic