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Southern Cream Corn served in a bowl

Southern Creamed Corn

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5 from 2 reviews

  • Author: Eric Jones
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


Made with fresh corn, this Southern Creamed Corn strikes the perfect balance of sweetness. It’s perfect for dinner and family gatherings, and will surely impress. You just may have everyone asking for seconds!


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  • 4 cups corn, fresh or frozen
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup asiago cheese, shredded


  1. Cut the kernels from the corn cob over the center of a Bundt cake pan and set to the side.
  2. Chop your onion into small pieces. Set to the side. 
  3. Heat cooking pan to medium heat. Add butter, flour, and minced garlic. Stir. Add the onions to saucepan and cook until translucent for 5 or more minutes. 
  4. Add corn kernels to the saucepan. Add seasonings and sugar. Allow cooking for 5 more minutes. 
  5. Add evaporated milk and heavy whipping cream. Cook for an additional 10 minutes. 
  6. Remove from heat and add asiago cheese. Stir. Serve hot.


You can also use parmesan cheese in place of asiago cheese.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: Southern


  • Calories: 355
  • Sugar: 18g
  • Sodium: 205mg
  • Fat: 16.7g
  • Carbohydrates: 44g
  • Protein: 12.6g
  • Cholesterol: 44mg