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Butter Bath Corn on the Cob

Fresh corn on the cob simmered in a bath of milk and butter for incredibly sweet and tender corn.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Best Way to Cook Corn on the Cob, Corn on the Cob
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 287 kcal
Author Melissa


  • 5 ears Corn on the Cob husks and silks removed
  • water
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 stick butter
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Fresh Chives


  1. Fill an 8 quart stockpot halfway with hot water. Bring water to a boil, then add corn, milk, butter, and sugar. Reduce heat to a simmer.

  2. Let corn simmer for 10 minutes, or until tender. Keep corn warm in butter bath until serving. Top with salt, pepper, and fresh chives.

Nutrition Facts
Butter Bath Corn on the Cob
Amount Per Serving
Calories 287 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 54mg18%
Sodium 177mg8%
Potassium 322mg9%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 812IU16%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 67mg7%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.