Basil And Corn Fritters – Quick And Easy Recipe

Basil and Corn Fritters

These Basil and Corn Fritters are a hit for morning tea or brunch. And they make clever use of homegrown basil, or store-bought is fine too!

They are a great snack on their own or dress these Basil and Corn Fritters up with a salad, bacon and serve with tomato chutney and sour cream for a simple yet very tasty lunch.

Any leftovers make a great kids lunch. Though in our family of four, left-overs is a rarity unless I make a double batch!

Basil and Corn Fritters Recipe

Makes: 25

Cooking time: 20 minutes


2 cups of self-raising flour

3 eggs

1 1/2 cups milk

3/4 cup chopped basil leaves (1 cup of leaves before chopping)

15oz (425g) canned corn kernels

1 cup of grated tasty cheese

Salt and pepper to taste

Butter for frying


  1. In a large bowl, lightly whisk the eggs.
  2. Stir in the self-raising flour and milk and mix until well combined. The mixture should look like a thick batter.
  3. Add the corn kernels, chopped basil, grated cheese and salt and pepper and mix.
  4. In a frying pan on medium heat, add the butter for frying.
  5. Spoon large dollops of mixture into the pan and cook in batches until golden brown on each side.

Serve and enjoy!

These fritters will keep in the fridge for a few days. Store them in an airtight container to keep them fresh.

Would you like to grow your own basil? Click to read our 7 Tips To Successfully Grow Basil At Home.

Basil and Corn Fritters Quick Recipe
Basil and Corn Fritters Easy Recipe

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