National Corn Fritter Day Date in the current year: July 16, 2016

National Corn Fritter Day July 16 is National Corn Fritter Day. Corn fritters are savory snacks that originated in the Southern United States.

The term “fritters” refers to food items fried in egg and milk batter. Fritters can be pan-fried, deep fried, or baked. They can be filled with bits of meat, slices of fruit or vegetables, seafood, or other ingredients. In the United States, corn fritters are one of the most popular varieties of fritter.

Corn fritters are made with corn kernels, flour, egg, milk, and butter. They are typically deep fried but can also be shallow fried or baked. Corn fritters are usually served with fruit, jam, honey, maple syrup, or cream.

To celebrate National Corn Fritter Day, cook some corn fritters for your family. Here is classic corn fritters recipe for you.

In a bowl, combine 1 egg and 1/2 cup milk. Stir in 12 ounces whole kernel corn and 1 tbs oil. In another bowl, combine 1 cup sifted flour, 1 tbs sugar, 1 tsp baking powder, and 1/2 tsp salt. Add flour mixture to egg mixture and stir until combine.

In a saucepan, heat oil to 375 °F. Drop mixture from table spoon into oil and fry until cooked through and golden. Drain in paper towels. Pour warm maple syrup on fritters before serving and enjoy your meal!

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