Sweetcorn Fritters Recipes

Add a can of sweetcorn to some batter and you’ve got a tasty lunch or small dinner that your toddler will love. And if you have leftovers, you can swap the sweetcorn for blueberries and have fritters for dessert.

by Cook With Kids |

Preparation Time

15 minutes


30 small fritters




Blend some sweetcorn on it’s own for your baby.

Finger Food

The fritters are the perfect size for little toddler hands to pick up.


  • For the batter

  • 245g tinned sweetcorn

  • 1 egg

  • 100g plain flour

  • ½ tsp baking powder

  • ½ tsp rock salt

  • 50ml milk

  • 80g tinned sweetcorn

  • Small bunch of spring onions, chopped

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil

  • 250ml crème fraich

  • Sweet chilli dipping sauce

These tasty fritters will go down well with the whole family and are perfect for a lazy Sunday brunch

1. Place all the batter ingredients into a food processor and blitz them until you have a smooth liquid

2. Transfer the batter to a bowl and fold in the extra 80g sweetcorn and the spring onions.

3. Pour the crème fraiche and the sweet chilli dipping sauce into two separate bowls ready for serving.

4. Heat the oil in a frying pan and spoon some batter into the pan using a teaspoon – enough to make baby fritters the size of a 50 pence piece.

5. Cook until golden brown (about one minute on each side), then remove and place on a piece of kitchen paper.

6. Repeat the process until all the batter is used up, serving the fritters accompanied by the crème fraiche and sweet chilli sauce.

This recipe is taken from Cook with Kids by Roy Kirby (£9.99, Absolute press). All royalties from this book go towards the Children’s Hospital School at Great Ormond Street.