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In the summertime, when the sweet scent of freshly picked corn fills the air, there’s one recipe that never fails to bring joy to my table: Homemade Corn Fritters. Growing up in the Midwest, corn was a staple in our meals, and these fritters quickly became a family favorite. Crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, and bursting with the natural sweetness of corn, they are simply irresistible. I vividly remember the first time I made these fritters on my own, feeling a sense of accomplishment as I watched my family eagerly devour them. It’s a recipe that I hold close to my heart, and today, I’m excited to share it with you.

But these corn fritters aren’t just any regular fritters. They’re a delightful twist on a classic dish, combining the comforting flavors of corn with a touch of smoky paprika and the freshness of spring onions. It’s this unique combination of ingredients that sets them apart. Whether you’re looking for a crowd-pleasing appetizer, a delightful side dish, or even a satisfying brunch option, these corn fritters will never disappoint.

2 cups fresh corn kernels (about 2 large ears of corn)

1 cup all-purpose flour

1 tsp baking powder

2 eggs, lightly beaten

1/4 cup milk

2 spring onions, finely sliced

1 tsp smoked paprika

Salt and pepper, to taste

1/4 cup grated cheddar cheese (optional for an extra layer of flavor)

Oil, for frying

Fresh herbs, for garnish (like cilantro or parsley)


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