Everyone’s Favorite Corn Bake

Corn Casserole is all jazzed up! It’s got a lot of cheese, bacon, garlic, and cream-style, and sweet corn in it, plus a few bursts.

This year, reserve a place on your Thanksgiving table for this deliciously savory and unstoppably scoopable Corn Casserole with its hint of sweetness, its bacon confetti, and its pulls of sharp cheese. A new side dish is in town, and it’s not playing around.

Corn Casserole with Holiday Turkey: The Perfect Match

Over the years, this corn recipe has become a family favorite (hence “everyone’s favorite”). It’s a family favorite. We make it each year.

This year, we are re-sharing this recipe with ButcherBox, and I am able to share how you can receive a GRATIS TURKEY for your Thanksgiving meal or holiday meal.

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ButcherBox has been my personal choice for the past year. I signed up last year when they offered a turkey deal, and I was able to get a free turkey!

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Bonus – I like the bacon in the recipe!

Corn Casserole

This dish is neither a creamy corn that is loose nor a cornbread that is dry or sturdy. It’s in the middle, with a texture that is soft and tight. It almost feels like corn custard. It’s like a uniCORN (lol, sorry, forever). We can’t stop adding golden scoops to our plates. It has a unique texture that is highly appealing. Sweet corn is scattered throughout, so there are little bursting bites everywhere. Garlic, bacon, and cheese are all of the best things.

We don’t mean to boast, but it is really gorgeous. Indeed, the slow-roasted bird is usually the main attraction, but ….honestly, we might just put this lady in the middle of the table to see what happens.

What is the difference between cornbread, corn casserole, and creamed corn?

There are several variations of creamed corn (heavy cream, heavy buttermilk) that you can make. Cream cheese? What about corn milk on the cob? Yes, it’s a real thing, but the consistency is that it’s creamy. There’s a lot of sauce in your corn kernels. You can find many delicious recipes for creamed corn that are far more than the canned version of it you were given during holidays. While a can on its own may not be everyone’s favorite, using it in this recipe makes for a very tasty dish! This helps to keep the casserole thick and supple so that it stays together even after several scoops.

The corn casserole is a completely different dish than creamed or mashed corn. This is a popular holiday side dish in the south. It’s super moist and almost creamy, with vibrantly colored corn kernels all over. It’s like a combination of creamed corn, cornbread, and a souffle in one dish.

Ingredients for this Recipe

We love the straight-up corn dish, but this year, we are feeling festive and wanted to spice things up. When one gazes, one must gather.

  • Bacon (ButcherBox is our favorite brand to use)
  • Onion and garlic
  • sharp cheddar cheese
  • Fresh chives

Grab your pantry essentials (flour, sugar, baking powder, etc.) and some:

  • Cornmeal
  • Corn
  • Can of creamed Corn
  • Sour cream
  • Butter melted
  • eggs

No Jiffy Box! Corn Casserole Made From Scratch

This is a completely new recipe so that you can put away the little Jiffy mix box.

We love a shortcut, so we don’t judge a boxed mix. This casserole is best made from scratch, as it has a delicious, addictive flavor. You can also adjust the sweetness, taste, and texture to your liking.

Corn Casserole Recipe

Start with crispy bacon, then sprinkle cheddar cheese and chives over the top.

  1. Bacon. Crisp up the bacon first, then add your onions and garlic to that pan. You will chop the bacon and then save half of it for the mixture and the other half to sprinkle on top.
  2. Batter. In a separate bowl, whisk your wet ingredients together and then mix your dry ones. Add the creamed corn and corn, the sour cream, the onion mixture, and half of the bacon bits. Then, slowly add your dry ingredients.
  3. Bake. Pour the mixture into a baking dish greased with Butter and bake it for 35 minutes. Cover with the remaining crispy bacon and fresh chives, then bake for another 5 minutes.

Place that golden beauty in the middle of your table and see who can finish their oohs before they dig into this rich, golden goodness. It’s delicious.


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  •  2/3 Cornmeal
  •  2/3
  •  1/4 Sugar
  •  One tablespoon of Baking powder
  •  Half a teaspoon Salt
  •  1 Sour cream
  •  1/2 Butter, melted
  •  One egg
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  •  1 1/2 Sharp white cheddar
  •  Chopped chives


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Fry the bacon until crisp in a medium-sized pan. Removing the bacon pieces from the pan but leaving some grease in the pan to sauté the onions. Add the onions to the pan with a little salt and cook until they are soft. Add the garlic, and continue to cook for a minute. Remove the pan from the heat. Chop up the bacon.

Combine the cornmeal with the flour, sugar, and baking powder in a large bowl. In a separate mixing bowl, combine the Butter, sour cream, and egg. Whisk until smooth. Stir in the cream corn, corn, onion mixture, and half the bacon. Stir in the dry ingredients and add them to the mix.

Pour into a greased casserole dish. Thirty-five minutes in the oven. Remove the word from the oven, and then top it with the remaining bacon and cheese. Continue baking for five more minutes. Sprinkle chopped chives on top.

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