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Sweet corn & cheddar pancakes

Pancakes with sweet corn & cheese. Eat them for a savory breakfast or enjoy for dinner!

 Sweet corn & cheddar pancakes

Pancakes don’t have to be sweet all the time nor should they only be a breakfast food. This savory version with sweet corn and cheddar cheese is perfect for switching up a weekend breakfast or even as a quick weeknight dinner.

Sweet corn & cheddar pancakes recipe

Serves 2


  • 1/4 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated black pepper
  • 1 cup canned sweet corn, drained and divided
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter


  1. In a medium bowl, combine the cornmeal, flour, baking powder, salt and pepper.
  2. Using an immersion blender or a regular blender, blend the milk with 1/2 cup of the corn.
  3. Transfer the corn milk mixture to a small bowl.
  4. Add the egg and melted butter and whisk to combine.
  5. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix together.
  6. Fold in the remaining 1/2 cup of corn and the cheddar cheese.
  7. Pour the batter onto a preheated greased griddle and cook for about 2 minutes per side.

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