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Baked Corn Pudding

Hearty and delicious Southern casserole recipe Baked Corn Pudding! This classic side dish is perfect for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner.

May 7, 2022
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Difficulty Easy
Servings 8 people
Preparation 15 mins
Cooking 60 mins
Total 75 mins



  1. Preheat the oven to 400 °F. Grease a large casserole dish with butter or cooking spray.
  2. Drain the creamed corn and canned corn using a colander and rinse with cold water.
  3. Next, melt the unsalted butter in a saucepan over low-medium heat. Add the cornstarch or flour to the pot and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  4. Slowly add milk to the mixture. Add sugar, salt, and pepper and cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture has a smooth consistency. When the mixture thickens, remove the saucepan from the heat.
  5. Add the creamed corn and canned corn to the mixture and stir to combine.
  6. Separate the yolk and white of the egg.
  7. Lightly whisk the egg yolks and add them to the corn mixture.
  8. Lightly whisk the egg whites in a separate bowl and gradually add them to the corn mixture. Fold the mixture, adding ⅓ of it each time.
  9. Then transfer the mixture to a 9 x 13 inch casserole dish. Bake for 1 hour or more, until golden brown.
  10. Remove the pudding from the oven and let it cool for 10 minutes.
  11. Serve it hot or cold.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Corn Pudding
Serves 8
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.3 g11.9%
Cholesterol 110 mg36.7%
Sodium 721 mg31.3%
Protein 6.5 g13%
Potassium 259 mg5.5%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


  • Use eggs at room temperature.
  • You can use fresh corn, canned corn, or frozen corn. If you're using frozen corn, be sure to thaw it beforehand.
  • You can use arrowroot starch or tapioca flour instead of cornstarch.
  • You can use cream instead of milk.
  • If you want the corn pudding to be less watery, drain the canned corn before adding it to the recipe.
  • If you want to make salty corn pudding, skip the sugar. Add savory seasonings such as garlic powder, smoked paprika, or cumin.
  • You can add different ingredients to the recipe. You can add flavor to the recipe with a variety of melted grated cheeses, such as mozzarella and cheddar cheese. You can also add heat to the recipe with jalapenos, cayenne pepper, and hot sauce. You can add a smoky flavor with bacon slices.
  • Use a casserole dish, glass baking dish, or an aluminum pan for this recipe. Do not forget to oil the baking pan.
  • Set the cooking temperature and time.
  • To check if the pudding is done, insert a fork or toothpick into the center. If it comes out clean, the pudding is done. Otherwise, continue cooking for a while.
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Corn Pudding is a traditional South American dish based on corn. There are different versions of this sweet-salty stew. The most popular Corn Pudding recipes are those made with pudding or with cornbread.

This Homemade Creamy Corn Pudding is perfect for a holiday or special occasion meal. This easy recipe can also be made ahead of time. A practical side dish recipe that you can cook and serve in the oven whenever you want! Try the Corn Pudding recipe in your family's meals.

What Is Corn Pudding?

Corn Pudding, like cream pudding, is a traditional South American dish. Corn is the major component in this recipe, which is typically prepared in a casserole dish. Grain corn, canned creamed corn, cornstarch, eggs, sugar, butter, and milk are used to make it. Salt, pepper, and nutmeg are among the ingredients used to flavor it.

What To Serve with Corn Pudding?

Corn Pudding is compatible with meat dishes with its sweet-salty balance and creamy texture. It is an excellent side dish that goes well with many dishes. It can be served with dishes prepared with beef, chicken, turkey, or ham.

Here are our delicious recipes that you can serve with Corn Pudding:

How To Store Corn Pudding?

Homemade Corn Pudding can be stored in the refrigerator in an airtight container for 3-4 days. Make sure the pudding has cooled before putting it in the refrigerator. Then wrap the casserole dish with cling film or store in an airtight container.

Can Corn Pudding Be Frozen? Freezing corn pudding is not recommended due to its custard consistency and dairy products.

Can Corn Pudding Be Made Ahead? Yes. You can easily prepare corn pudding ahead of time. You can store the pudding in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 2 days without cooking. When you want to serve it, bake it in the oven at 400 °F for about 1 hour.

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