Scalloped Corn

SCALLOPED CORN is a family favorite that we serve up at every holiday dinner. It’s kid-friendly and one of the easiest dishes to make…just toss everything in a bowl, stir, and bake!
scalloped corn recipe

Starting around the age of 5 my daughter took over making the scalloped corn for every holiday dinner. I think it was because she wanted to be sure that it didn’t get left off the menu. ๐Ÿ˜‰ 

It’s a staple in our family…the sweet crunch of the corn paired with the soft cornbread goodness…it’s just a really special dish and we all love it! 

And, did I mention that it’s easy enough for a 5 year old to make? Sure…she needed help opening the cans and putting the dish in the oven, but really you just dump everything together and stir it up. It’s the perfect recipe for little helpers!

This dish is quick to put together and you can bake it up in your oven while you’re cooking the rest of your dinner.

Ingredients:

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ingredients for scalloped corn in mixing bowl

  • Canned Corn
  • Cream Style Corn
  • Eggs
  • Sour Cream
  • Jiffy Mix
  • Butter
  • Seasonings

As you can see, this really is simple! 

I know that canned cream corn has a bad rap…I get it. But, in this dish it’s really perfect! Don’t skip this one!

Substitutions:

Lately, I’ve been swapping out the salt + cayenne pepper for a teaspoon of Tony Chachere’s Creole Seasoning. We put Tony’s on literally everything (it is the best!)) and it works perfect in this dish. 

Method: 

scalloped corn in baking dish

  1. Stir everything together.
  2. Spread into a casserole dish.
  3. Bake!

I mean…does a holiday side dish even get simpler than that? 

Make-Ahead:

This dish is perfect to make the day before! Just bake as directed, cool a bit on the counter, wrap tightly in foil, and refrigerate.

To rewarm, bake in a 300 degree oven for 15 minutes or so. 

More holiday favorite side dishes:

Scalloped Corn Recipe:

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Scalloped Corn

Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 
Servings: 8 servings
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy side dish recipes, holiday recipes, kid-friendly recipes
Calories: 390 kcal

This scalloped corn is a must make for every holiday dinner. It's a hit with the kids too!

Ingredients

  • 30 ounces canned corn, drained
  • 15 ounces creamed corn
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream I used light sour cream and it worked fine.
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 box Jiffy cornbread mix
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients and stir together.
  3. Pour into a greased 9x9 dish and bake for 45-50 minutes or until the center is set and a knife inserted in the middle comes out nearly clean.

Recipe Notes

The cayenne pepper may be omitted, but it does help balance the sweetness of the dish.

Nutrition Facts
Scalloped Corn
Amount Per Serving
Calories 390 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 77mg26%
Sodium 490mg21%
Potassium 394mg11%
Carbohydrates 53g18%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 810IU16%
Vitamin C 8.6mg10%
Calcium 62mg6%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition Disclaimer: All information presented on this site is intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information shared on bunsinmyoven.com should only be used as a general guideline.

This recipe was originally published in February 2009. It was updated with new photos in November 2019.