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Corn Paletas (Corn lollies)

Ice lolly made from corn
Course Dessert
Cuisine Mexican


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


  • 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