Kittencal's Milk-Boiled Corn On The Cob

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"A method I have been using for over 30 years, you will never boil corn in just water again once you try this, this method produces a very tender and sweet corn on the cob, I promise! --- do not add in any salt to the water as it will make the corn tough”"

Original recipe yields 7 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (168.3 g)
  • Calories 240.7
  • Total Fat - 12.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 7.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 31.7 mg
  • Sodium - 127.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 32.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2 g
  • Sugars - 19.4 g
  • Protein - 4.8 g
  • Calcium - 54.6 mg
  • Iron - 0.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Fill a large stock pot half full with water (use a large enough pot to hold all the corn).

Step 2

Add in the cream, milk, sugar and butter. Bring to a boil, then add in the corn cobs.

Step 3

Reduce heat to a simmer and allow corn to cook for 7-8 minutes or until just tender, depending on size of corn try not to over cook the corn as it will become tough.

Step 4

Using long tongs remove and place on a plate or in a bowl, then cover with foil until ready to serve.

Step 5

Serve with butter and salt to taste.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.