Eating My Way Through the Alphabet: Letter C

What’s Cooking in Gail’s Kitchen? The Chow Down: Corn Fritter Flapjacks! Add variety to your meals now that hearty comfort soups are on the menu as we stroll leisurely into Autumn. Old-fashioned corn fritters can be as simple as baked or pan fried cornbread. For variety, add sweet corn niblets, dried herbs and spices, or even shredded cheese. You may even be bold and cover them in maple syrup. As always, the key to great taste is in using natural and organic ingredients. I pulled out the old reliable cast iron skillet for frying simply because it maintains a more even heat exchange. Since it is already seasoned, the results mean no sticking and less oil is needed. Get cooking. Try something new tonight!
CORN FRITTER FLAPJACKS 
Ingredients:

3/4 cup cornmeal 

1/2 cup flour

1/4 cup sugar

1/2 tablespoon baking powder 

1/4 teaspoon sea salt

1/2 cup milk

1 teaspoon white vinegar 

1 egg

2 tablespoons olive oil 

1 cup sweet corn kernels 

Vegetable oil for frying 
Instructions:

In a large mixing bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder, and sea salt. Mix well. Set aside. Pour milk into a small bowl; add white vinegar. Whisk the two together. Set aside for a few minutes to allow the milk to thicken. Add egg and olive oil. Whisk to blend wet ingredients. Add the wet ingredients to the bowl of dry ingredients. Stir just until batter is moistened. Fold in sweet corn. Warm an iron skillet on the stovetop over medium heat. Brush the bottom with vegetable oil. Drop batter by spoonfuls onto the greased skillet. Cook until bubbles form around the edges, about 2 minutes. Reduce heat slightly, if necessary. Flip the flapjacks to cook the other side. Cook about 2 minutes longer so the outsides are crispy and the insides are fluffy. The corn fritters should be golden-to deep brown without burning. Repeat with remaining batter. Apply more oil as needed. Keep warm until ready to serve. Makes one dozen fritters. 

11 thoughts on “Eating My Way Through the Alphabet: Letter C

  1. My Mom made corn “patties” and we would pile on maple syrup and butter.
    I think she may have used a pancake mixture using the basic Betty Crocker recipe for pancakes. Thanks for sharing this recipe, Gail. 💐

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