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Southern Creamed Corn Recipe

Sweet corn is combined with honey, cream, and chiles to make a comforting, family friendly side dish any time of the year.
Course Side Dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Author Marye Audet-White


  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup half and half cream
  • 1 dried guijillo pepper
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 3 cups of frozen corn kernels
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 4- ounce can of chiles
  • Pepper to taste
  • Smoked paprika to garnish
  • Butter for the top of each serving


  • Add the half and half cream and the heavy cream to a saucepan.
  • Drop in the guijillo pepper, butter, and honey, then bring to a simmer.
  • Add the corn, salt, and chiles and simmer for about 10 minutes on very low heat, stirring to make sure the bottom doesn't scorch. (you may need to add a little more cream to keep it from going dry)
  • Take out about 1 cup of the mixture and place it in the blender.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Add back into the pan with the rest of the corn.
  • Taste and adjust seasoning.
  • Add the pepper to taste and dust with the paprika for color.
  • Add a little butter to each dish before serving.