How to Bake Frozen Corn

Whether you grow and harvest corn from your garden or purchase it in bulk from a vendor, corn freezes nicely to be enjoyed later in the year. With numerous uses as an accompaniment or addition to meals, corn is an extremely versatile vegetable. While boiling is a common method of reheating frozen corn, baking it offers a crisp and fresh-tasting alternative.

Fresh corn on the cob.
Baking frozen corn is a simple way to enjoy it quickly. (Image: TUGIO MURATA/amanaimagesRF/amana images/Getty Images)

Step 1

Remove the corn from the freezer and place it in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to an hour to partially thaw.

Step 2

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

Step 3

Remove the corn from its packaging and brush it with melted butter, salt and pepper to taste.

Step 4

Place the corn in a baking dish and set it into the oven.

Step 5

Bake the corn for 15 to 20 minutes.

Things You'll Need

  • Baking dish

  • Melted butter

  • Brush

  • Salt and pepper to taste

Tip

Corn should be only slightly thawed before placing it into the oven. Squeeze it gently with your hands to test how thawed the corn is. There should be only slight give.

Warning

This dish will be hot! Allow the corn to cool for a few minutes before eating.

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