Corn Fritter Fun Facts

The internet is full of fabulous facts about everything from current events to the history basket weaving and corn fritter fun facts. As we research for our daily content on food trucks, food carts and street food, we stumble upon some items of knowledge that we just did not know.

We have decided when these fun facts pop up, that we would share them with our readers in our section titled “Did You Know?”

For today’s Did You Know we will look at Corn Fritter fun facts.

Corn fritter fun facts: Corn Fritters are a savory snack. Traditional corn fritters are a mixture of corn kernels, egg, flour, milk, and melted butter. They can be deep fried, shallow fried, or baked and served with jam, fruit, honey, or cream. They may also be made with creamed corn, baked, and served with maple syrup.

  • Although corn fritters originated in the South, many other cultures have come up with similar dishes. For example, in Asia “pakoras” are a popular snack. This dish is made with vegetables dipped in batter that are then deep-fried.
  • Corn Fritters are often mistaken for Johnny Cakes.
  • July 16th is National Corn Fritter Day.
  • The United States produces 40 percent of the world’s corn, more than any other country.
  • In the United States, 87 percent of all the corn is grown utilizing only naturally occurring rainfall.
  • Corn is also used in a whole bunch of non-food products.  (Hand soaps, Windex, adhesives, varnish, paper, spark plugs and building materials).

Corn Fritter Fun Facts We Missed

Let us know if we missed any corn fritter fun facts in the comment section below. We always love to add to these lists. If we can verify that the facts is just that, a fact, we will give the reader credit in the article.

Reference: Wikipedia: Fun Facts about Corn Fritters.

2017-03-31T08:43:06+00:00 By |Did You Know?|

About the Author:

Richard is an architect by degree (Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, Michigan) who began his career in real estate development and architectural planning. In September of 2010 he created Mobile Cuisine Magazine to fill an information void he found when he began researching how to start a mobile hotdog cart in Chicago. Richard found that there was no central repository of mobile street food information anywhere on the internet, and with that, the idea for MCM was born.


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  2. Joey Monetti Nov 1, 2013 at 12:06 pm

    How bored were you when you made this article? Corn Fritters might be one of the most boring foods ever. You were either bored, you have no life, or this is your job.

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