Sweet Cream Summer Corn

This easy recipe is my favorite to bring out the flavor of sweet white summer corn.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Side Dish
Servings 6


  • 6 to 7 ears Sweet white corn shucked and silks removed
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream


  • Place the cut corn into a large pot. Barely cover with water.
  • Add the butter, slat, pepper and sugar. Bring to a boil then lower heat to simmer. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Stir in cream. Simmer for 10 more minutes. Season to taste with more salt and pepper, if needed.