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Old Tavern Corn Fritters Recipe

Two co-workers who also subscribe to Taste of Home helped me convince the owners of The Old Tavern, Gary and Ralph Haskins, to give out the recipe. It has been a secret for nearly 200 years.—Laura Lagasse, Unionville, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • Confectioners' sugar
  • Maple syrup, warmed

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine flour and baking powder; set aside. In another bowl, beat the eggs and milk; stir in corn and butter. Stir into dry ingredients just until blended.
  • 2. In a deep-fat fryer or electric skillet, heat oil to 375°. Drop batter by heaping teaspoonfuls into hot oil; fry for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Dust with confectioners' sugar. Serve with syrup. Yield: about 2 dozen.