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Savory Corn Cakes


Savory Corn Cakes

Savory Corn Cakes

Try a new hors d'oeuvre at your next party and listen to the raves! Smoked cheese provides an extra flavor boost that's impossible to resist. The supermarket cheese case should have several selections, or check in a specialty wine and cheese shop.

Yield

Makes 12 cakes

Ingredients

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups frozen corn, thawed
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded smoked Cheddar cheese
1 cup fat-free (skim) milk
2 egg whites, beaten
1 whole egg, beaten
4 green onions, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon chili powder
Salsa (optional)

Preparation

  1. Combine flour, baking powder and salt in large bowl. Add corn, cheese, milk, egg whites, egg, green onions, garlic and chili powder; stir until well blended.
  2. Spray large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat.
  3. Drop batter by 1/4 cupfuls into skillet. Cook 3 minutes per side or until golden brown. Serve with salsa, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 cake
Sodium 227 mg
Protein 6 g
Fiber 1 g
Carbohydrate 25 g
Cholesterol 25 mg
Saturated Fat 2 g
Total Fat 3 g
Calories from Fat 19 %
Calories 152

Dietary Exchange

Fat 1/2
Starch 1-1/2

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