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fried sweet corn fritters in a small dish
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5 from 7 votes

Sweet Corn Fritters

You can enjoy these Homemade Sweet Corn Fritters as a breakfast with your loved ones, accompanied by coffee and white cheese.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Breakfast
Cuisine: Panamanian
Servings: 12 corn fritters
Calories: 97kcal


  • 4 fresh corn cobs (aprox 2 cups of corn kernels)
  • 3.5 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil or butter
  • 1 medium egg
  • 1.5 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon flour + 3 tablespoons (optionals)
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • oil for frying , you can use vegetable oil or coconut oil


  • Remove the kernels from the corn cob
  • Add into a food processor all the ingredients except for the frying oil and pulse four times.
  • Remove from the food processor, add it to a mixing bowl. If you have a runny batter, you can add more flour (1 tablespoon at a time) or baking powder to it.
  • Heat your frying pan with the oil. Take a spoonful of the corn fritter batter. Put the spoon into the oil and let go of the mixture. Let it brown for 2 minutes on each side. Remove from the oil and add put them on some paper towel to absorb the oil excess.
  • Now they are ready to be enjoyed! 


Serving: 1torrejita | Calories: 97kcal | Carbohydrates: 14.2g | Protein: 2.4g | Fat: 4.2g | Saturated Fat: 2.7g | Cholesterol: 16.2mg | Sodium: 110.3mg | Fiber: 1.1g | Sugar: 5.1g