Skip Nav
Food Video
Curb Your Cereal Cravings With This Fruity Pebbles No-Bake Cheesecake
Food Video
Japanese Hotcakes Instantly Make Mornings Happier
Cooking Basics
This Is How All Your Favorite Chefs Make Grilled Cheese

Corn Cake Recipe

Perfectly Seasonal: Corn and Cheese Cakes

Recently I was in need of a seasonal appetizer that would satiate both vegetarians and carnivores alike. After watching an episode of Giada at Home, I decided to try her grilled corn and cheese cakes. Instead of using frozen corn, I substituted fresh corn cut off the cob.

The recipe has mixed reviews, and I was a little worried that the resulting bite wouldn't be embraced by my all-female guests. However, these cakes blew my friends and I away! They were amazing.

The corn flavor is enhanced by spicy pepper Jack cheese, and the panko provides a perfectly crisp crust. Although they are rich, they're not heavy; they are satisfying and filling but still light. These cakes pair perfectly with a glass of sparkling wine! I highly recommend you make this hors d'oeuvre. Get the recipe here.

Corn and Cheese Cakes

Corn and Cheese Cakes

Corn Cake Recipe 2011-07-05 16:24:31

Ingredients

  1. 3 ears fresh white corn, husked and corn cut from the cob
  2. 3/4 cup shredded pepper Jack cheese (3 ounces)
  3. 1 cup fine plain panko breadcrumbs, divided
  4. 1/3 cup chopped fresh chives
  5. 1 chipotle chile in adobo, minced
  6. 1 tablespoon sour cream
  7. 2 tablespoons minced cilantro, divided
  8. 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  9. 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  10. 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  11. 1/2 cup crème fraîche, for serving

Directions

  1. In a food processor, pulse the corn into a chunky puree. Place in a medium bowl. Add the cheese, 1/2 cup breadcrumbs, chives, sour cream, chipotle chile, 1 tablespoon chipotle chiles in adobo, salt, and pepper. Stir until combined.
  2. Form the mixture into small balls and then flatten into patties, each about 1 1/2 inches in diameter and 3/4-inch thick. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. Coat the patties in the remaining 1/2 cup breadcrumbs and drizzle with olive oil.
  4. Place a grill pan over medium-high heat or preheat a gas or charcoal grill. Brush the patties with olive oil and grill until toasted, 4 to 5 minutes each side.
  5. Arrange the corn cakes on a platter and top with a dollop of crème fraîche.

Serves 6.


Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image
Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Mixto Sandwich Recipes
Sous Vide Recipes
Burrito Bowl Recipes
Tyler Florence Game Day Recipes
Recipes That Use Sofrito
Slow Cooker King Ranch Chicken Soup Recipe
Mario Batali's Spicy Chicken Wings Recipe

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Food
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds