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Instant Pot Corn Pudding Casserole Recipe

Written by: Emily Smith

This corn pudding casserole is a game changer! It's creamy, sweet, and so easy to whip up in my Instant Pot. Perfect comfort food for any day of the week.

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Corn pudding casserole, you won't believe how good this is! Using my instant pot, I've simplified a classic comfort food into a nearly hands-off experience. A blend of corn kernels, milk, eggs and just a touch of sweetness, this recipe comes together in no time. Let's ditch the oven and let the Instant Pot do all the heavy lifting. Trust me, this dish is a game changer!

Ingredients for Instant Pot Corn Pudding Casserole

  • Corn kernels: Sweet and juicy, they provide the main flavor and texture for the corn pudding casserole.
  • Eggs: Bind the ingredients together, adding richness and structure to the casserole when cooked.
  • Milk: Adds creaminess and moisture to the casserole, creating a smooth and tender texture in each bite.
  • Melted butter: Infuses richness and flavor into the casserole, enhancing the overall taste and mouthfeel.
  • Sugar: Balances the natural sweetness of the corn, adding a touch of sweetness to the savory casserole.
  • Cornmeal: Helps thicken the casserole and adds a slightly gritty texture, enhancing the overall mouthfeel.

Essential Tools for Making This Delicious Casserole

  • Instant Pot: Essential for pressure cooking the corn pudding casserole efficiently.
  • Baking dish: Used to hold and cook the corn pudding mixture inside the Instant Pot.

Serves: 6 people

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 25 minutes

Total time: 35 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups corn kernels
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornmeal
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Instructions:

  1. In a bowl, mix together corn kernels, eggs, milk, melted butter, sugar, cornmeal, salt, and pepper.
  2. Pour the mixture into a greased baking dish that fits inside the Instant Pot.
  3. Add 1 cup of water to the Instant Pot and place the trivet inside.
  4. Carefully place the baking dish on the trivet.
  5. Close the Instant Pot lid, set the valve to sealing, and cook on high pressure for 25 minutes.
  6. Once done, do a quick pressure release and carefully remove the baking dish.
  7. Let it cool slightly before serving.

Nutritional value:

Per Serving in Calories: 235 kcal | Carbohydrates: 28 g | Protein: 6 g | Total Fat: 11 g | Saturated Fat: 6 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 104 mg | Sodium: 196 mg | Dietary Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 10 g | Calcium: 67 mg | Potassium: 199 mg | Iron: 1 mg | Vitamin A: 345 µg | Vitamin C: 6 mg

Prep Now, Enjoy Later: Make-Ahead and Freezing Tips

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Prepare the corn pudding casserole as directed.
  • Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days before baking.

Freezing Instructions

  • After preparing, cool the corn pudding casserole completely.
  • Wrap tightly in plastic wrap and foil.
  • Freeze for up to 3 months.
  • Thaw overnight in the refrigerator before reheating.

When making this instant pot corn pudding casserole, try adding a pinch of nutmeg to the mixture for a subtle hint of warmth and depth to the dish. It complements the sweetness of the corn and adds a unique flavor dimension that will surprise and delight your taste buds.

Common Questions About Making Corn Pudding Casserole in an Instant Pot

FAQ:
Can I use frozen corn for this recipe?
Yes, you can use frozen corn. Just make sure to thaw and drain it before mixing it with the other ingredients.
Can I substitute the sugar with a sugar alternative?
Absolutely, you can use a sugar alternative like honey or maple syrup. Adjust the amount to your taste preference.
How can I make this recipe dairy-free?
To make this recipe dairy-free, you can use a plant-based milk and substitute the butter with a dairy-free alternative like coconut oil.
Can I add cheese to this corn pudding casserole?
Yes, you can add cheese if you'd like. Sprinkle some shredded cheddar or your favorite cheese on top before baking for a cheesy twist.
Can I double the recipe in the Instant Pot?
It's best not to double the recipe in the Instant Pot as it may affect the cooking time and results. It's recommended to make separate batches if you need more.

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