Make-Ahead Freezer Hush Puppies

No need to defrost these puppies before reheating!

Serves: 20Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 45 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 20


  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tsp. baking soda
  • 1⁄2 tsp. salt
  • 1 1⁄2 tsp. sugar
  • 1 small onion, peeled and grated
  • 1 can (15 oz.) creamed corn
  • 2 large eggs
  • 4 cups peanut oil


  • In a mixing bowl combine the cornmeal, flour, baking soda, salt, and sugar. In a separate mixing bowl combine onion, corn, and eggs. Combine together. If the batter is too runny, add more cornmeal until it can hold its shape. Heat oil to 365°F. Drop batter into the oil by the spoonful and cook on both sides until browned. Remove from oil and place on paper towels to drain. Cool before freezing.
  • Place frozen hush puppies on baking sheet and cook at 425°F for 14 to 16 minutes. Turn once after 7 minutes.