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Sweet Corn Cake {Copycat Recipe Chi Chi’s Mexican Corn Cake}

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Sweet Corn Cake is a copycat recipe of Chi Chi’s corn cake recipe. This Mexican corn cake is wonderful to have with a bowl of chili! You will love this simple sweet corn recipe!

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Sweet Corn Recipes

There are so many sweet corn recipes out there. When you think of sweet corn recipes, you may think of corn recipes that are a side dish. What about a dessert corn recipe like southern corn pudding?

Sweet Corn Cake on white plate with fork and rose

Southern Corn Pudding

Is a sweet corn cake really southern corn pudding? Yes and also no. Southern corn pudding is runnier than a Mexican corn cake. So although these corn recipes are similar they are actually 2 different corn desserts.

Sweet Corn Cake on blue plate

Chi Chi’s Corn Cake Recipe

Do you remember Chi Chi’s Mexican Restaurant? They had some of the best Mexican food, including a Mexican corn cake. This little scoop of cornmeal was great to enjoy between the spicy Mexican foods you would eat at Chi Chi’s.

I was on a quest to try and replicate Chi Chi’s corn cake recipe. My thought was using that sweet corn cake as a bowl it would be wonderful with homemade chili!

Sweet Corn Cake pin

Mexican Corn Cake

Do Mexican corn cake and chili go well together? Yes, it does! What is nice as well is these corn cakes are so simple to make. This copycat Chi Chi’s corn cake recipe is only a few ingredients.

 


For your next taco Tuesday, why not whip up this sweet corn cake and serve it with the spicy tacos. You think you are back at that old Chi Chi’s restaurant. All you need is some fried ice cream!

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Sweet Corn Cake on blue plate with green leaves

sweet corn cake
Yield: 8 servings

Sweet Corn Cake

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

Sweet Corn Cakes A simple dish to make that will delight your taste buds.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 (15 ounces) can creamed corn
  • 1 (15 ounces) can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 (8 1/4 ounces Jiffy corn muffin mix
  • 1/2 cup sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease an 8 by 8 baking pan.
  2. mix together the melted butter cans of creamed and whole kernel corn. Then stir in the corn muffin mix and sugar.
  3. Bake about 40-45 minutes. The top will be nice and light brown.
  4. Use an ice cream scoop and scoop out a nice rounded scoop onto a plate and then ENJOY!

Notes

If you want to make this more savory add a small can of green chilies and some cheddar cheese to this recipe!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 209Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 31mgSodium: 254mgCarbohydrates: 27gFiber: 1gSugar: 15gProtein: 2g

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denise

Friday 1st of May 2020

Hello! Looks so good! Do I use salted or unsalted butter?

Deanna Samaan

Saturday 2nd of May 2020

You can use either. I personally always use unsalted but I had friends use salted and still good :)

Mikey

Saturday 18th of April 2020

Do you mix the corn muffin mix per the package before mixing it with the corn, butter and sugar? Or, Do you just use the powder mix from the box?

Deanna Samaan

Sunday 19th of April 2020

You mix the powder with the other ingredients

DARLA

Wednesday 6th of November 2019

I followed his advice by adding, "If you want to make it more tasty, add a small can of green peppers and some cheddar cheese to this recipe!" Girl who delights that was loved thank you very much for the tips.

Colleen

Thursday 10th of October 2019

Hi! I am unsure if the whole corn should be drained before blending into the recipe. Could you please let me know? Thanks! Colleen

Deanna

Sunday 20th of October 2019

Yes drain the corn :)

Becki

Tuesday 9th of April 2019

Can I double or triple the recipe?

Deanna

Friday 19th of April 2019

yes