Creamed Corn Casserole

Making creamed corn casserole is a way to cook out of your pantry with ingredients you may already have on hand. Corn and a package of Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix turn boring corn into a dish with no leftovers.

A pan of creamed corn casserole, and a plate with a piece of creamed corn casserole with beans.

This is an old-fashioned cream corn recipe that is easy to make and will remind you of the casseroles that Grandma used to make. If you need a perfect side dish for the holidays (or any other time), look no further! I love how the top of this casserole caramelizes and provides the perfect taste.

Corn has always been a preferred food of mine, and my favorite way to eat it is straight off the cob or in a casserole. I love the versatility of corn – it can be added to all kinds of dishes whether savory or sweet. I don’t think I’ll ever stop loving corn.

Why this recipe for creamed corn casserole is so good

This recipe is perfect for a potluck, large family gathering, or even to enjoy during a weeknight. It is easy to prepare, you will need a can of creamed corn, a can of corn kernels, sour cream, butter, and a box of Jiffy Corn Bread mix. This casserole is wonderfully moist and reheats very well. It’s the perfect corn casserole to make ahead.

creamed corn, corn kernals, Jiffy Corn Bread Mix, sour cream, and butter being mixed in a bowl.

What are the Different Kinds of Corn?

You may think that all corn is the same. However, there are four basic types of corn, and each one has a different use.

  • Dent corn (also called field corn) is the corn that’s the most widely grown in the U.S. It is mainly used for feeding livestock, but can also be found in some food products.
  • Flint corn or Indian corn, is similar to dent corn. This hard-shelled corn is pretty because it comes in a wide variety of colors. It is grown mostly in Central and South America and is the corn you see used for decorations in the fall.
  • Popcorn is a kind of flint corn. It has a hard outer shell and a center that is soft and starchy. When exposed to heat, the moisture inside the kernel steams and builds up enough pressure to explode the kernel. Popcorn is unique in its taste and popability.
  • Sweet corn is the kind we eat on the cob or use in cooking. This corn is almost all soft starch, contains more sugar than other corn types, and you can’t pop it. Other corns are picked when the kernels are dry and mature, but sweet corn is picked and eaten while the ears are still in the immature stage and the kernels are tender.


A plate with a piece of cheesy creamed corn casserole and calico beans.

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Many thanks to Virginia McDowell of Jefferson City for this baked creamed corn casserole recipe.

A pan of creamed corn casserole, and a plate with a piece of creamed corn casserole with beans.

Jiffy Creamed Corn Casserole

This creamed corn casserole is easy to make with Jiffy mix and perfect for a family meal. Everyone will love this casserole and will always ask you to make it. You can prepare it on any weeknight for a quick throw-together side dish to accompany any protein. The smell of buttered popcorn while it cooks is just heavenly!
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Casserole, Creamed Corn, Creamed Corn Casserole, Jiffy Corn Casserole
Servings: 8
Calories: 216kcal


  • 1 can whole corn drained
  • 1 can creamed corn
  • 8 ounces sour cream
  • 1 package Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix
  • 4 ounces melted butter
  • 2 eggs


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 
  • Spray a baking dish with cooking spray. You can use either an 8 x 8-inch baking dish or a 10 x 8-inch dish.
  • Place all of the ingredients in a medium-sized bowl. Stir until well combined. 
  • Or you can place the ingredients in the baking dish and stir until well combined.
  • Pour the mixture into the dish.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.

Recipe Tips for the Cook


  • Top with Cheddar cheese - top with about 3/4 cup of shredded Cheddar cheese in the last 15 minutes.
  • Add a can of green chilies - add a small 2 ounce can of chopped green chilies to the batter for a Southwest flavor.
  • Add two tablespoons of chopped pimento - pimento peppers add a bit of flavor and lots of color.
This recipe is by Virginia McDowell. Jefferson City, Mo. 1960.


Calories: 216kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 86mg | Sodium: 312mg | Potassium: 135mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 635IU | Vitamin C: 3.1mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 0.5mg
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About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of's Dining Out in the Home, and's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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