*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                               Corn Fritters
 
 Recipe By     : Family Circle - 9/1/97
 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:15
 Categories    : Not Sent
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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      1/2  c             fine-ground yellow cornmeal
      1/2  c             all-purpose flour
    1 1/2  tsp           baking soda
      3/4  tsp           salt
      1/2  ts            black pepper
    1                    egg yolk -- lightly beaten
    4      lg ears       shucked fresh corn, kernels cut from cob
    2      tbsp          butter -- melted
      1/2  tsp           grated nutmeg -- optional
      1/2  c             buttermilk
      1/2  c             vegetable oil -- for frying
 
 Combine cornmeal, flour, baking soda, salt and pepper in a large bowl. 
 Make a well in center; add yolk, corn kernels, melted butter, nutmeg, if
 using, and buttermilk.  Stir wet ingredients into dry to moisten.
 
 Heat about 1/4 cup vegetable oil in large heavy skillet.  Spoon dollops
 of dough into skillet; press with spatula to flatten.  Fry until golden
 brown on both sides, 1-2 minutes each side, using remaining oil as
 needed.  Remove to paper toweling to drain.  Serve warm.
 
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 NOTES : Variation:  For savory fritters to serve with meats, omit
 nutmeg.  Add few drops hot-pepper sauce and 1 finely chopped green onion
 or white onion.