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Prosciutto Corn Cups

Corn cups

Easy to make and savory. Perfect as an appetizer or a fun side dish.

Recipe courtesy of Chef Malcom Jessup.


  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ¼ cup cornmeal
  • ¼ cup green onions, chopped
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 eggs
  • 6 oz. prosciutto
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • basil chiffonade to garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. To make the batter, combine all of the ingredients except the prosciutto in a food processor.
  3. Brush a mini muffin pan with a little olive oil.
  4. Cut each slice of prosciutto in half lengthwise and place in the muffin pan to form a cup. Make sure no holes are evident and patch if necessary.
  5. Carefully fill each cup with the corn batter, and place in the oven.
  6. Cook for about 15-20 minutes until the batter is set and golden brown.
  7. Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly.
  8. Transfer to a platter and garnish with the basil chiffonade.

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