Southern Corn Pudding
For years now, Kenny has been talking about a corn dish he used to make and when he found this in the Farmhouse Cookbook, he was tickled pink. He said it sounded just like what he used make only he did his in the microwave and this is baked in the oven.
That was another thing last week, my microwave said so long and we had to go out and buy a new one as I did not want to have Easter without, UGH!
Well, we all had a taste of it on Easter and the remainder was happily gobbled up by the chickens; does that tell you something? To be fair to the original recipe which called for fresh corn cut off the cob, Kenny insisted on just using canned corn. It turned out very watery and I explained to him that the fresh corn would have probably thicken the milk up with it’s natural starch, hence making it more like a pudding rather than a soupy mess. I think the flavor would have been much better too if he had used fresh corn. I get the feeling that he won’t be experimenting in the kitchen in the very near future as he was so disappointed.
As the saying goes though, nothing ventured, nothing gained and maybe I’ll try this with fresh corn which is abundant right now here in Florida; I’ll just do a smaller batch to see if I had the right solution or if the recipe had a possible typo like maybe 1 cup of milk instead of 2 which also sounds more copacetic in my book.
If anyone out there has ever made anything close to this recipe and liked it, drop me a line and let me know what your recipe is; I’d love some input and maybe you could cheer husband up a little for me!
- 2 eggs
- 2 cups fresh corn
- 2 cups milk
- ½ teas salt
- ½ teas pepper
- 1 tbsp vegetable oil
- Beat eggs until light.
- Beat in the milk, oil, salt and pepper.
- Stir in the corn and pour into a 1 quart buttered casserole dish.
- Bake in a 350 degree oven for 30 minutes.
I still have a couple of recipes from Easter to share with you and yes, one more disaster story thanks to daughter who apparently didn’t copy her husband’s recipe correctly for me! And now that I think about it, another disaster to share, not with a recipe, but with my granddaughter’s klutziness in putting away the left-overs! Gotta love her, she’s just like her Gram……….