Recipe – Corn Paletas

Corn paletas recipe

Ingredients

4 ears of corn
8 fl oz  milk
4 oz sugar
8 fl oz of single cream
pinch salt
½ teaspoon vanilla

What to do!

1. Strip the corn and remove all the stringy bits.   Remove the kernals.  Take the corn centres and  break into 3-4 pieces .

2. Put the corn, the core bits, milk and sugar in a medium saucepan over moderate heat and cook, stirring once in a while, until the corn is tender . Cover and steep for 20-30 minutes  to get as much flavour as you can.

3. Strain the corn and throw away the corn centres.  Blend about 2/3 of the kernels with the milk.  Stir in the cream,  salt, and vanilla, and chill completely.

4. Pour the mixture into moulds, leaving a bit of room at the top as it expands.

5.  Freeze

6.  Once frozen remove from the freezer and enjoy!

Corn paletas recipe

Corn Paletas (Corn lollies)

Ice lolly made from corn
Course Dessert
Cuisine Mexican

Ingredients
  

  • 4 ears of corn
  • 8 fl oz milk
  • 4 oz sugar
  • 8 fl oz of single cream
  • pinch salt
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla

Instructions
 

  • Strip the corn and remove all the stringy bits.   Remove the kernals.  Take the corn centres and  break into 3-4 pieces .
  • Put the corn, the core bits, milk and sugar in a medium saucepan over moderate heat and cook, stirring once in a while, until the corn is tender . Cover and steep for 20-30 minutes  to get as much flavour as you can.
  • Strain the corn and throw away the corn centres.  Blend about 2/3 of the kernels with the milk.  Stir in the cream,  salt, and vanilla, and chill completely.
  • Pour the mixture into moulds, leaving a bit of room at the top as it expands.
  • Freeze
  • Once frozen remove from the freezer and enjoy!
Keyword dessert, ice lolly, paleta, sweetcorn
Emma

Emma

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I am Emma and with my husband Mark write Foodie Explorers, which is a food and travel website.

I am a member of the Guild of Food Writers and British Guild of Travel Writers.

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Along the way Mark gained WSET Level 2 in Wine and I have WSET Level 2 in Spirits as well as picking up an award with The Scotsman Food and Drink Awards.    

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2 Comments

  1. Victoria zonana

    When you say blend 2/3 kernels with cream,do you mean in a blender? The rest of the corn gets thrown out?
    thank you

    1. Glasgow Foodie

      yes, in a blender. Keep the corn kernals to use in something else. I found using all the kernals a bit too corny in taste.

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