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National Corn Fritter Day

Indulge in the deliciousness of National Corn Fritter Day - try out new recipes and enjoy these tasty treats with your family!
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It's time to celebrate National Corn Fritter Day on July 16! Corn fritters have been around for centuries, with their origins tracing back to Native American cuisine. In the United States, corn fritters are a beloved comfort food enjoyed by many. They are made with a batter of cornmeal mixed with other ingredients such as eggs and milk, and then deep-fried in hot oil until golden brown. Whether you enjoy them for breakfast, lunch or dinner, corn fritters are sure to be a hit! So get ready to indulge in this delicious treat on National Corn Fritter Day!

History of National Corn Fritter Day

National Corn Fritter Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1800s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Native American Origins</div><div class='timeline-text'>Corn fritters originated with Native American cuisine, using cornmeal and other local ingredients.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1939</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Diner Menu Staple</div><div class='timeline-text'>Throughout the 1930s, corn fritters became a classic menu item in diners across the United States.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1953</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Cookbook Recipe</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Betty Crocker's Picture Cook Book featured a corn fritter recipe, further popularizing the dish.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1989</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>"Fritter Mania"</div><div class='timeline-text'>The late 1980s saw the resurgence of corn fritters as popular appetizers at family-style restaurants throughout America.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2016</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>National Corn Fritter Day Inception</div><div class='timeline-text'>National Corn Fritter Day was established, celebrated annually on July 16 to honor the beloved fried cornmeal dish.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Corn Fritter Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Make your own corn fritters</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take the time to make your own corn fritters. Start by combining the basic ingredients: corn, flour, and egg. Then add your favorite spices and mix in a few other toppings to give it some extra flavor. Then fry them up and enjoy!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Go out for corn fritters</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>If making your own corn fritters seems like too much work, go out and find a restaurant that serves them.  Try a traditional corn fritter or get creative with a unique twist on the classic dish.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Try a different type of fritter</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Think outside of the box and try something new. Check out recipes for sweet potato, zucchini, or pumpkin fritters. Or get adventurous and try something like a fish or seafood fritter.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Organize a potluck</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Get together with friends and family and have everyone bring their own version of a corn fritter dish to share. This is a great way to celebrate the day while also trying out different takes on the classic recipe.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Host a themed party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Throw a themed party centered around corn fritters. Set up a DIY fritter station so guests can choose their own ingredients, play corn fritter themed games, and serve up all sorts of different types of fritters as snacks or desserts.</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Corn Fritter Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Corn fritters are delicious</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Corn fritters are a naturally delicious treat that has been enjoyed for centuries. They’re crunchy on the outside, fluffy on the inside and coated with a light, buttery coating. Plus, they’re packed with sweet corn flavor and can be served as an appetizer or side dish - perfect for any occasion!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Corn fritters are easy to make</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>The great thing about corn fritters is that they don't require any fancy ingredients or techniques. All you need is some canned or frozen corn kernels, flour, eggs, baking powder and a few spices - mix it all together and fry it up in hot oil! Perfection!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Corn fritters pair well with other dishes</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Corn fritters go perfectly with almost any main course. Serve them as part of an breakfast spread along with eggs and bacon, or have them as an accompaniment to seafood or grilled meats. However you choose to serve them, your guests will love their creamy texture and sweet flavor!</p></div></div>

5 Tasty Facts for National Corn Fritter Day

National Corn Fritter Day FAQs

When is National Corn Fritter Day?

National Corn Fritter Day is celebrated on July 16 every year. In 2024 National Corn Fritter Day will occur on a Tuesday.

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